Epidemiology of depressive mood in adolescents: an empirical study.

@article{Kandel1982EpidemiologyOD,
  title={Epidemiology of depressive mood in adolescents: an empirical study.},
  author={Denise B. Kandel and Mark Davies},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1982},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={
          1205-12
        }
}
The epidemiology and correlates of depressive mood were measured in a representative sample of public high school students in New York State and a subsample matched to their parents. Depressive mood was measured by a self-reported scale validated in a clinical sample. Adolescents with a diagnosis of major depressive disorder scored higher than those with other psychiatric diagnoses. In the general adolescent sample, ex differences in depressive mood paralleled those previously reported for… 
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