Adolescent depression: A review of the literature

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This article is a review of relevant literature concerning depression, a complex and multidimensional phenomenon that strikes adolescents in a variety of ways and with varying degrees of intensity. The definitions, prevalence, theoretical approaches, and related variables of adolescent depression are discussed. Finally, adolescent depression is discussed in relation to nursing process and nursing research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-55
Number of pages11
JournalArchives of Psychiatric Nursing
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Phychiatric Mental Health


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