Online Program Helps Prevent Teen Depression

Source: University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary: Although up to 20% of adolescents experience a depressive episode each year, the medical community has struggled to implement programs that effectively prevent depression. Researchers have worked to fill this gap in pediatric primary care by conducting clinical trials to evaluate and compare interventions.

Online programme

b example of the web-based CATCH-IT depression prevention intervention. Credit: UIC/Monika Marko and TJ Crawford

More Information: JAMA Network Open (2018). DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4278 ,


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