School Based Mental Health Promotion: Nursing Interventions for Depressive Symptoms in Rural Adolescents.

@article{Puskar2006SchoolBM,
  title={School Based Mental Health Promotion: Nursing Interventions for Depressive Symptoms in Rural Adolescents.},
  author={Kathryn Puskar and Kirsti Hetager Stark and Carl I Fertman and Lisa Marie Bernardo and Richard A. Engberg and Richard S Barton},
  journal={Californian journal of health promotion},
  year={2006},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={13-20}
}
Integrating health education and health promotion into practice is routinely done by nurses. According to a national survey, the need for mental health services has increased in over two thirds of school districts.This article describes the screening of 193 adolescents in Rural Western Pennsylvania's 9th, 10th, and 11th graders for depressive symptoms. Ten percent (N=19) of students had depressive symptoms, the majority of which were female. These students were interviewed by the research team… CONTINUE READING

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