The prevalence, comorbidity and socio-demographic factors of depressive disorder among Iranian children and adolescents: To identify the main predictors of depression.

Affiliation

Department of Psychology, Psychosocial Injuries Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Science, Ilam, Iran. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Depressive disorders are a major public health problem in developed and developing countries. Recently, several risk factors have been described for depressive disorders in children and adolescents. The aim of the present study was to identify the main risk factors that can affect the incidence of depression in Iranian children and adolescents.

Keywords

Children and adolescents,Comorbidity,Depressive symptoms,Prevalence,

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