M Churchard

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Cognitive theories of the etiology of depression in adulthood have received widespread acceptance. To date there is little evidence of the role of cognitive distortion in the etiology of depression among adolescents. This study was conducted to determine whether or not cognitive distortion differentiates depressed adolescents from non-depressed adolescents.(More)
The utility of the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) for differentiating adolescents with depressive disorders from adolescents with non affective psychiatric disorders was examined using a sample of 93 psychiatric outpatients and 26 inpatients. The Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents (DICA) was administered to establish the patients' diagnosis.(More)
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