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ERIC Number: EJ644209
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2891
Effect of Major Depression on the Self-Image of Adolescent Boys and Girls.
Korhonen, Veijo; Laukkanen, Eila; Peiponen, Sirkka; Lehtonen, Johannes; Viinamaki, Heimo
Journal of Youth and Adolescence, v30 n6 p697-706 Dec 2001
Studied the specific impact of major depressive disorder (MDD) on the self-image of adolescent boys and girls seeking outpatient treatment. Compared 68 adolescents with MDD and 39 with no psychiatric illness. Self-image among MDD patients was in general poorer than in the comparison group. The effect of MDD was more negative for girls than boys, and the self-image pattern differed between the sexes. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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