TITLE

Management of childhood depression

AUTHOR(S)
Garzon, Dawn Lee; Nelson, Jean; Figgemeier, Molly
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Advisor;2009, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of child depression that could have primary care providers (PCPs) manage the said mental condition. It discusses the assessment and diagnosis of the three types of childhood depression which are major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder and bipolar affective disorder. Child depression could be treated by ensuring safety, establishing social support system, and using antidepressant medication.
ACCESSION #
44529804

 

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