Depression in Adolescence: Current Knowledge, Research Directions, and Implications for Programs and Policy

Depression in Adolescence: Current Knowledge, Research Directions, and Implications for Programs and Policy

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This document focuses on adolescent depression, described as a major, pervasive, and perhaps increasing problem. A brief introduction to depression in adolescence, with case examples, is followed by a discussion of what constitutes adolescent depression.
Citation: Petersen, Anne C.; Compas, Bruce E.; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne. Depression in Adolescence: Current Knowledge, Research Directions, and Implications for Programs and Policy (Carnegie Corporation of New York, 1992)