Depression in adolescent girls: screening and treatment strategies for primary care providers

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
M. Cynthia Logsdon
Publisher: 
JAMWA: Journal of the American Medical Women's Association
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Alexandria, VA

Demonstrates that adolescent girls are at a higher risk of depression than boys are, and that depression is of particular concern in pregnant and postpartum adolescents because of the potential impact on the infant. Argues that primary care providers (PCPs) should routinely screen adolescent girls for depression and consider depression in their differential diagnoses of somatic complaints.
 
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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 00988421 (print)
ISSN 15518221 (online)