Child and adolescent depression: short-term treatment effectiveness and long-term opportunities.

@article{Ryan2003ChildAA,
  title={Child and adolescent depression: short-term treatment effectiveness and long-term opportunities.},
  author={Neal D. Ryan},
  journal={International journal of methods in psychiatric research},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={44-53}
}
  • Neal D. Ryan
  • Published 2003 in
    International journal of methods in psychiatric…
As with adult major depressive disorder (MDD), child and adolescent MDD is characterized as a common, chronic and recurrent disorder. It is also associated with short- and long-term functional impairment, morbidity, and mortality. Effective treatments, both psychotherapeutic and pharmacotherapeutic, are available for the short-term treatment and management of youth with MDD. However, to date, there are no data on the long-term treatment and management of children and adolescents with MDD and… CONTINUE READING

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