Developmental differences in the phenomenology of depression.

  title={Developmental differences in the phenomenology of depression.},
  author={Bahr Weiss and Judy Garber},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={15 2},
Most researchers and clinicians now agree that children and adolescents are able to develop depressive disorders, and there also appears to be consensus that developmental level has relatively little influence on the phenomenology of the depression. The present paper examines the validity of this latter assumption from methodological, theoretical, and empirical perspectives. We first review reasons why there might be developmental differences in the symptoms that define depression, and then… CONTINUE READING