[Depression in children and adolescents]

Ugeskr Laeger. 2006 Feb 13;168(7):679-82.
[Article in Danish]


This article reviews the recent literature on depression in children and adolescents. We describe the current knowledge about clinical presentation, epidemiology, prognosis and risk factors with a focus on the differences from depression in adults.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Depressive Disorder / diagnosis
  • Depressive Disorder / epidemiology*
  • Depressive Disorder, Major / diagnosis
  • Depressive Disorder, Major / epidemiology*
  • Humans
  • Prevalence
  • Prognosis
  • Risk Factors