Prevalence of depression as measured by the CBDI in a predominantly adolescent school population in Turkey


TOROS F., BILGIN N., BUGDAYCI R., SASMAZ T., KURT O., Camdeviren H.

EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY, vol.19, no.5, pp.264-271, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.eurpsy.2004.04.020
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN PSYCHIATRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.264-271
  • Keywords: depression, epidemiology, adolescents, clinical characteristics, RISK-FACTORS, PSYCHIATRIC-DISORDERS, MAJOR DEPRESSION, SUICIDE ATTEMPTS, GENDER-DIFFERENCES, YOUNG ADOLESCENTS, COMMUNITY SAMPLE, SUBSTANCE-ABUSE, CHILDHOOD, SYMPTOMS

Abstract

Objectives. - This cross-sectional randomised study involving a predominantly adolescent school population (ranging from the 6th to the 11th grades) was conducted to determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics of depression in adolescents in the city of Mersin, Turkey.