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


Psychiatry and Psychology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address: [Email]


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.


Children and adolescents,Comorbidity,Depressive symptoms,Prevalence,

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