Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Depression in adolescence; Depressed persons--Counseling of;
The path from adolescence to adulthood is ever-changing and often extremely challenging. There is growing consensus that today it is an even more difficult journey than ever before. The purpose of this paper is to synthesize current knowledge regarding adolescent depression and its relationship to normal adolescent development. In addition, the origin, nature and characteristics of adolescent depression will be discussed. The paper will conclude with suggested interventions for educators to address the issue of adolescent depression in a preventative as well as treatment manner.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
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©1998 Kayann Lilja
Lilja, Kayann, "Adolescent depression : a school perspective" (1998). Graduate Research Papers. 1106.