Management of Adolescent Depression in the Primary Care Setting: An Educational Program for Providers

@inproceedings{Clow2016ManagementOA,
  title={Management of Adolescent Depression in the Primary Care Setting: An Educational Program for Providers},
  author={Kelly Clow},
  year={2016}
}
Background: The prevalence of adolescent depression is estimated at 15-20% in the general population and often undertreated. The primary care provider is in a prime position to identify and treat depression in this age group. However, many providers feel uncomfortable with treating and managing depression in adolescents, due to a lack of education or experience. Purpose: The focus of this quality improvement project was to educate primary care providers on the current recommendations for the… CONTINUE READING

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