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This 1 hour course provides an overview of adolescent depression including prevalence, risk factors, and recent trends. It then addresses screening, assessment and treatment of adolescent depression in pediatric integrated primary care.

  • Describe key differences for child, adolescent and adult depressive disorders
  • Describe prevalence and risk factors for depressive disorders in youth
  • Describe DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for major depression disorder
  • Identify key screening and assessment strategies for depression and when intervention is warranted
  • Describe effective treatment strategies for depression in an IPC setting

 

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More information on this series, "Integrated Pediatric Primary Care: A Primer Series" coming soon!