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Depression Often Starts in Childhood

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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about understanding symptoms and treatment of childhood depression. Whether unfamiliar or familiar with some of the concepts involved in this material, you can benefit from information in this course. Depression rates are rising and researchers and clinicians now say that depression often begins in childhood.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Depression Often Starts in Childhood created by Carol Sorgen and reviewed by: Brunilda Nazario, M.D. in 0.

Course Material Author

Carol Sorgen and reviewed by: Brunilda Nazario, M.D.

Carol Sorgen is a freelance medical writer.

Brunilda Nazario, MD, is responsible for reviewing WebMD news and feature stories to ensure their medical accuracy. She joined WebMD in 2002. After obtaining her medical degree at the University of Noreste School of Medicine in Mexico, Brunilda Nazario, MD, completed her residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of California in Irvine.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to raise awareness of the seriousness of childhood depression

  2. to become familiar with the symptoms of childhood depression and how to treat them

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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Article: Depression Often Starts in Childhood

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Course Retired

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Course Number 10067
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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552 members have taken this course