Depressive illness among chemically dependent adolescents.

@article{Deykin1992DepressiveIA,
  title={Depressive illness among chemically dependent adolescents.},
  author={Eva Y. Deykin and Stephen L. Buka and T H Zeena},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={149 10},
  pages={1341-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence and correlates of depression among adolescents being treated for chemical dependence. METHOD Using the National Institute of Mental Health Diagnostic Interview Schedule, the authors interviewed 223 adolescents, aged 15-19 years, who were in residential treatment for alcohol or drug dependence diagnosed according to DSM-III-R criteria. Data on sociodemographic characteristics, school and social performance, past history… CONTINUE READING

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