Navigation Links
Signs of Depression Noted in Second Graders
Date:8/7/2009

Researchers identified early risk factors and patterns of development

FRIDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Screening children as early as second grade for symptoms of depression may help better identify those at risk later in life, a University of Washington study shows.

Even though about 80 percent of second graders in the study never developed more than a few symptoms of depression, the researchers identified five patterns of development of the mental disorder by following nearly 1,000 children through their elementary and middle-school years.

"We want to reassure parents that everyone, including children, may feel sad or depressed once in a while, but that doesn't mean they will go on to develop depression. We are trying to understand how depression starts and evolves in childhood so that we can develop interventions to help children," lead study author James Mazza, a professor of educational psychology at the University of Washington, said in a university news release.

The study results, published online recently in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, are based on reports from teachers and parents and self-evaluations done by the children, primarily white residents of the U.S. Pacific Northwest.

"Some children are reporting that they don't have as many friends, feel lonelier and are more anxious than their peers," Mazza said. "They are telling us that they feel different from the typical happy-go-lucky second grader."

About 20 percent of the children were found to have a notable number of depressive symptoms in second grade, and about 9 percent of these had their symptoms continue or grow by eighth grade. The other 11 percent saw their number of symptoms rise until middle school, when they decreased.

About 54 percent of the second graders had no or few symptoms, but developed some or more by eighth grade. The remaining 26 percent started with no or few depressive sympto
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations
2. Arcadia HealthCares DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care
3. Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly
4. Foundation Radiology Group Signs Exclusive Contract With Pennsylvanias Wayne Memorial Hospital
5. Detecting early signs of osteoarthritis
6. Gentiva(R) Health Services Signs Agreement to Acquire Home Health Agency with Offices in Mississippi and Alabama
7. EPIX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Assigns all Its Assets to Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. for the Benefit of Its Creditors
8. Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT Signs Agreement to Purchase 16 Building Medical Office Portfolio
9. Signs of Alzheimers Seen Earlier Than Thought
10. CSC Signs $115 Million IT Services Renewal Agreement With Henry Ford Health System
11. Memory test and PET scans detect early signs of Alzheimers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Signs of Depression Noted in Second Graders
(Date:3/4/2015)... FDA’s New Inspection Approach:, What Your ... 24, 2015 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT, ... four hours of an inspection whether a manufacturer’s in ... “good” list, they’ll merely ask for reassurance that they ... the “bad” list, the manufacturer must get ready to ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... With the growing influence of movies, television, video ... and young adults, combined with the increasingly frantic lifestyle of ... to keep up with what kids are into these days. ... on a daily basis. , The same is also true ... is used to discreetly talk about them, are constantly changing. ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 2015 Vancouver chiropractic clinic, Backs ... awards in the prestigious Vancouver Courier “Stars of ... 2015. The company secured third place in the ... “Best Registered Massage Therapist” category. , As ... Canada, The Vancouver Courier is a semiweekly local ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 2015 State officials have awarded $82,500 ... of Public Health at Georgia State University, to support ... by Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) ... Call Center. , The 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline is a ... and referral services that promote the wellbeing of children ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... March 04, 2015 The popular all-natural ... their new L-Style Revolution™ Program. The customized program provides ... women of all health and fitness levels to follow ... faster than traditional methods. , “We’re really proud to ... plans based on award winning techniques to help people ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDAnews Announces: FDA’s New Inspection Approach: What Your Inspector Knows in Four Hours Webinar, March 24, 2015 2Health News:FDAnews Announces: FDA’s New Inspection Approach: What Your Inspector Knows in Four Hours Webinar, March 24, 2015 3Health News:FDAnews Announces: FDA’s New Inspection Approach: What Your Inspector Knows in Four Hours Webinar, March 24, 2015 4Health News:Per Wickstrom Offers Guide to Parents for Keeping Youth Sober 2Health News:Backs in Action Receives Two Awards in The Vancouver Courier Readers’ Choice Awards 2015 2Health News:State Funds Child Abuse Helpline Housed At Georgia State 2Health News:The Makers of Liporidex, The Popular Sports Nutrition Supplement Brand, Launches Its New L-Style Revolution™ Diet & Exercise Program That Promises Turbo Charged Results 2
... the 25 Healthiest Schools in the ... ... Milk,Mustache marketing campaign, in association with the School Nutrition,Association and the President,s ... has been selected as one,of the 25 healthiest schools in the nation. ...
... 11 To make it easier for health ... have made significant,improvements in the management of patients ... Excellence (BTE) has developed two new ways for,plans ... and the,BTE Incentive and Reward Program Endorsement programs ...
... Advance(R) Formulas Now ... Bottles, COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 11 According to ... Similac brand, packing the,diaper bag before leaving home with ... surveyed (98 percent) agree that convenience is their top,consideration ...
... A new drug for chronic myelogenous leukemia works for ... causes fewer side effects than other medications in its ... University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center reports ... of Hematology. , "Bosutinib has shown good efficacy and ...
... Pharsight ... Products, ... ), a leading provider of software, strategic,consulting, and regulatory services for ... and,Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Food and Drug Administration,s (FDA),Center for ...
... Dec. 10 The holiday season is a time ... high-calorie,goodies with the cold winter weather, and December can ... Operations VP at 24 Hour Fitness health,clubs, says adding ... stave,off extra "holiday" pounds., Listen to this report ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Local School Wins National got milk?(R) Healthiest Student Bodies Contest 2Health News:Local School Wins National got milk?(R) Healthiest Student Bodies Contest 3Health News:Bridges to Excellence Announces New Implementation Programs for Health Plans and Additions to Board of Directors 2Health News:Similac(R) Survey Finds New Moms Want Convenient, Time-Saving Baby Products 2Health News:Similac(R) Survey Finds New Moms Want Convenient, Time-Saving Baby Products 3Health News:Early Phase II results show bosutinib safe, effective for CML 2Health News:FDA and Pharsight Continue to Collaborate Under CRADA 2Health News:FDA and Pharsight Continue to Collaborate Under CRADA 3Health News:FDA and Pharsight Continue to Collaborate Under CRADA 4
(Date:3/4/2015)... -- NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ), a leading ... H. Burbank , Chief Executive Officer, will present at the ... on Wednesday, March 11 th at 3:50 ... be made available at http://ir.nxstage.com  at the time ... NxStage Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM ) is a ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 4, 2015 XBiotech announced today that ... patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis have ... II trial evaluated the potential benefit of MABp1, ... interleukin-1 alpha (IL-1a). IL-1a is a pro-inflammatory cytokine ... skin lesions. The Company claims that blockade of ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... Pa. , March 4, 2015  Results of ... 100 Consecutive Cases Using MarginProbe for Intra-Operative Positive Margin ... poster session at the 32 nd Annual Miami ... study, conducted by Moshe Papa , MD, FACS, ... at Tel Aviv University, reports an analysis of MarginProbe,s ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NxStage to Present at the Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference 2XBiotech Announces Phase II Psoriasis Study Results in JAMA Dermatology 2New Study Shows Breast Re-excision Rates Significantly Reduced in 100 Consecutive Cases 2
... Calif., Sept. 1, 2011 Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... that management will present a company overview at Stifel Nicolaus, ... p.m. ET at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston. ... available on the "Investors & Media" section of the Company,s ...
... Sept. 1, 2011 People seeking support ... prepare to be disappointed – and to make a ... cardiologist, Dr. Carl Lavie, medical director of Cardiac Rehabilitation ... Orleans, LA, "flush-free" niacin may not cause flushing, but ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Leading Expert's Heart Health Advice: Flush Your "Flush-Free" Dietary Supplement Niacin 2Leading Expert's Heart Health Advice: Flush Your "Flush-Free" Dietary Supplement Niacin 3
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: