Psychopathology in parents of depressed children and adolescents.

  title={Psychopathology in parents of depressed children and adolescents.},
  author={Jeff Mitchell and Elizabeth A McCauley and Pam Burke and Rose Calderon and Kelly A Schloredt},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={28 3},
One hundred and seventeen biological mothers and 63 biological fathers of depressed and nondepressed, psychiatrically disturbed children and adolescents were interviewed with the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia-Lifetime Version. Diagnostic information was also obtained on 54 biological fathers who were unavailable for interview. Histories of depressive disorders and other forms of psychopathology were reported at high rates in the parents. Major depression was the most… CONTINUE READING