Navigation Links
New Program May Help Teens at High Risk for Depression
Date:6/2/2009

Behavioral approach was less effective if parent was depressed during child's treatment

TUESDAY, June 2 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who face a high risk of depression because their parents struggle with the disease can be helped with a behavioral therapy program geared to help such children manage their depressive tendencies, a new study suggests.

However, the approach appears to be less successful among those children whose parents are actually in the midst of a depressive episode while the treatment is being offered.

"The bottom line is that depression in adolescents can be prevented among kids who are at risk," said study author Judy Garber, director of the developmental psychopathology research training program at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. "But this finding is consistent with other studies that have found that children who are in treatment for depression do not do as well if their parents are currently depressed."

Garber and her colleagues report their findings in the June 3 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

The authors noted that only about one-quarter of depressed youth in the United States currently receive treatment for their condition.

Early behavioral intervention, they added, has previously demonstrated some success at preventing the onset of adolescent depression in the first place -- an objective they said is important given that adolescent depression significantly raises the risk for chronic depression during adulthood.

In fact, prior research suggests that children of depressed parents face a two to three times greater risk of developing depression themselves.

With this raised risk in mind, Garber and her colleagues focused on the prevention potential of a "cognitive behavioral prevention program" -- which they stress is a treatment approach that is distinct from therapy -- among 316 high-risk adolescents between the
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. UCF researcher developing computer program to detect, measure brain tumors
2. Not On Our Watch Grant to UNICEF to Support Critical Protection Programs for Zimbabwean Refugee Children
3. Green Family Foundation Gives $10 Million Boost to FIU Community Medicine Program
4. Health Education Solutions Launches Online Certification Programs for Critical Care Medical Professionals
5. National Partnership to Meet, Evaluate Addiction Treatment as Component of New Justice Programs
6. iMedica Participates in American College of Physicians EHR Partners Program
7. New Brunswick - St. Peters Hospital Unveils an Addition to Its Cancer Treatment Program.
8. Go Red For Women(R) Launches 12-Week Program to Improve Heart Health and Save Lives
9. BCBSNC Customers Save Millions and Stay on Medications with Free Generics Program
10. Ryder System, Inc. Joins the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program
11. CBay Announces the MTSO Partnership Program to Drive Digital Health Record Adoption
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New Program May Help Teens at High Risk for Depression
(Date:9/19/2014)... also known as Johne,s disease, is caused by ... (MAP). In Austria, there is a legal obligation ... and causes treatment-resistant diarrhoea and wasting among affected ... for commercial farms. The animals produce less milk, ... other conditions such as udder inflammation. , ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The Canton Group, Baltimore’s leading ... website for the Xaverian Brothers. The new site aligns ... encourage and edify one another through a life of Gospel ... summons “to manifest God’s care and compassionate love to the ... was developed using a responsive web design, which allows users ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Outsourcing services provider Profit By RPO has bagged a huge ... HR outsourcing services in India. , " Profit By RPO ... act as a talent acquisition and transformation partner. Under the ... 3 locations in India in the next four months," the ... win for us and we are delighted to collaborate with ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... The dentist at Encino Esthetic Dental ... Throughout the month of September, new patients will be able ... just $69. A complimentary home teeth whitening kit will be ... gums checked and meet the team at Encino Esthetic Dental ... protect oral health. According to the American Dental Association, biannual ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... FRIDAY, Sept. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women of ... to maintain better oral care and visit the dentist ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers found ... Mexican-American, as well as those with lower income and ... Oral disease, with symptoms such as cavities or ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Lymphatic fluid used for first time to detect bovine paratuberculosis 2Health News:Xaverian Brothers Partner with The Canton Group to Launch New Website 2Health News:Profit By RPO Bags huge RPO contract from US-based Implementation Partner 2Health News:Encino Esthetic Dental Group is Now Offering a Special Promotion for New Patients 2Health News:Oral Health in Women of Childbearing Age Needs Improvement 2
... effects in patients with high-grade glioma from chemoradiation may ... radiation oncologists at the Kimmel Cancer Center at ... the April issue of the British Journal ... occurrence of early side effects, such as fatigue and ...
... prohibition against testosterone therapy in men with untreated or ... study published in The Journal of Urology . ... a history of prostate cancer, even if treated and ... to the belief that testosterone activated prostate cancer growth, ...
... secure emotional relationship with their parents, and particularly their mothers, ... , according to new research. The study suggests that ... have at least 30 percent higher odds for obesity by ... researchers accounted for other family-related factors that could provide alternative ...
... Dieters are so involved with trying to eat virtuously that they ... labeled as healthy, according to a new study in the ... names can work to their disadvantage. "Keeping your weight-loss goal ... you are careful to avoid pasta selections and instead order from ...
... INDIANAPOLIS Jason S. Meyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of ... University Indianapolis, will be honored by the largest eye ... which one day may lead to reversal of blindness ... of the retina. The Association for Research ...
... smoke a cigarette may not be enough to protect the ... to a new study in the American Journal of ... Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA ... recognized category of tobacco smokeknown as "thirdhand smoke"can have as ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Minimizing side effects from chemoradiation could help brain cancer patients live longer 2Health News:Study suggests another look at testosterone-prostate cancer link 2Health News:Study suggests another look at testosterone-prostate cancer link 3Health News:Quality of parent-toddler relationship could affect risk for childhood obesity 2Health News:Quality of parent-toddler relationship could affect risk for childhood obesity 3Health News:Quality of parent-toddler relationship could affect risk for childhood obesity 4Health News:When a salad is not a salad: Why are dieters easily misled by food names? 2Health News:IUPUI faculty member to receive national innovative vision research award 2Health News:LA BioMed study finds 'thirdhand smoke' poses danger to unborn babies' lungs 2
(Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014  Low T Center endorses ... in Hyattsville, Maryland earlier ... the proper patient population for testosterone therapy (TRT), ... associated with TRT. Examining recent claims from studies that ... "available epidemiological studies do not provide convincing evidence ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 18, 2014   MacPractice,s MacPractice MD MU ... EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable ... and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify ... (ARRA).  MacPractice MD MU version 5.0 was certified on ... Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014 This BCC Research report discusses the medical device ... growth and size, and opportunities for different devices and regions. ... Patent analysis in the report focuses on technological trends in ... Europe and Japan . ... the global medical device technologies market. - Analyze market structure, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Low T Center Endorses The Joint FDA Committee Meeting on Testosterone 2MacPractice MD MU Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification from ICSA Labs 2MacPractice MD MU Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification from ICSA Labs 3MacPractice MD MU Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification from ICSA Labs 4MacPractice MD MU Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification from ICSA Labs 5Medical Devices: Technologies and Global Markets 2Medical Devices: Technologies and Global Markets 3Medical Devices: Technologies and Global Markets 4
... , , , , NASHVILLE, Tenn. and ... find that 70 percent of surveyed pharmacy directors expect to ... of chronic pain. Tanezumab, which is expected to be the ... under medical supervision, will likely be covered as a medical ...
... , , , SAN DIEGO, INDIANAPOLIS, and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. ... ), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) ... results from a head-to-head study comparing exenatide once weekly, an ... in patients with type 2 diabetes. After 24 weeks of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Majority of Surveyed Pharmacy Directors Expect To Cover Pfizer's Tanezumab If It Is Approved for the Treatment of Chronic Pain 2Majority of Surveyed Pharmacy Directors Expect To Cover Pfizer's Tanezumab If It Is Approved for the Treatment of Chronic Pain 3Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to BYETTA(R) in DURATION-5 Study 2Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to BYETTA(R) in DURATION-5 Study 3Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to BYETTA(R) in DURATION-5 Study 4Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to BYETTA(R) in DURATION-5 Study 5Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to BYETTA(R) in DURATION-5 Study 6Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to BYETTA(R) in DURATION-5 Study 7
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: