Major depression in community adolescents: age at onset, episode duration, and time to recurrence.

@article{Lewinsohn1994MajorDI,
  title={Major depression in community adolescents: age at onset, episode duration, and time to recurrence.},
  author={Peter M. Lewinsohn and Gregory N. Clarke and John R Seeley and Paul Rohde},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1994},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={809-18}
}
OBJECTIVE This paper presents retrospective and prospective data regarding time course parameters of major depressive disorder (MDD) in community adolescents (14 to 18 years old): time to onset and recovery and, among those who recovered, time to recurrence. METHOD Diagnostic interviews were conducted with 1,508 randomly selected high school students. Three hundred sixty-two had experienced at least one past or current episode of MDD. RESULTS Mean age at onset of first episode was 14.9 (SD… CONTINUE READING
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