Depressive Disorders Include:
Depression is described as:
Depressed mood lasting every day for at least 2 weeks, with anhedonia in almost all domains of life.
Scales & Screening
- Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (CSSRS)
- ENA's Suicide Risk Assessment
- Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire (SIQ) (~$2/case, 12-18 yo)
- Suicidal Behaviors Questionnaire-Revised (SBQ-R) - adolescent
- Massachusetts Youth Screening Instrument-Second Version (MAYSI-2) for juvenile justice settings
- Global Appraisal of Individual Needs – Short Screener (GAIN-SS)
- Risk Factors Form
- School Mental Health Form - Suicide Ideation
Position Papers, Practice Parameters & Treatment Guidelines
- Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC)
- AACAP's Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Depressive Disorders (2007)
- U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (March 2014) Draft Update Summary: "Depression in Children and Adolescents: Screening."
- National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health Women's Health Care Journal Clinical Supplement: Exploring Options in Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (2008)
- AACAP's Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Suicidal Behavior (2001)
- Behavioral Health Care National Patient Safety Goals The Joint Commission (2014). “Goal 15: Identify individuals at risk for suicide.”
- Emergency Nursing Resources Development Committee, Emergency Nurses Association (2012). Clinical Practice Guideline for Suicide Risk Assessment.
- Goldston, Mlock, Whitbeck, Murakami, Zayas, & Nagayama (2008). Cultural considerations in adolescent suicide prevention and psychosocial treatment. American Psychologist, 63, 1, 14-31.
- Goldston, D, National Institute of Mental Health (2000). Assessment of Suicidal Behaviors and Risk among Children and Adolescents.
- Barbee, J. G. (1998). Mixed symptoms and syndromes of anxiety and depression: Diagnostic, prognostic, and etiologic issues. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 10:15–29.
- Regier, D. A., Rae, D. S., Narrow, W. E., Kaelber, C. T., & Schatzberg, A. F. (1998). Prevalence of anxiety disorders and their comorbidity with mood and addictive disorders. British Journal of Psychiatry. Supplement, 34: 24–28.
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