Cross-sectional and prospective relationships between physical morbidity and depression in older adolescents.

@article{Lewinsohn1996CrosssectionalAP,
  title={Cross-sectional and prospective relationships between physical morbidity and depression in older adolescents.},
  author={Peter M. Lewinsohn and John R Seeley and Judith Hibbard and Paul Rohde and William H Sack},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={35 9},
  pages={1120-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine cross-sectional and prospective associations between major depressive disorder (MDD), physical morbidity (disease and injury), health-related reductions in activities, and functional impairment in adolescents. METHOD Data on depression and health-related variables were available for a sample of 1,410 adolescents (aged 14 to 18 years) at point of entry into the study and approximately 1 year later. RESULTS Girls were more likely to have been treated for a disease and to… CONTINUE READING