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Adolescent Depressive Symptomatology: Improve Schools or Help Students?

There were statistically significant school effects on students’ depressive symptomatology; however, these were much smaller than expected. Nearly all of the variation in CESD depression scores was found to be at the student level, indicating that the potential mental health gains from reducing risk factors in school social environments may be extremely limited and have little effect on student depressive symptomatology.

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Roeger, L., Allison, S., Martin, G., Dadds, V., & Keeves, J., 2001. Adolescent Depressive Symptomatology: Improve Schools or Help Students? Australian Journal of Psychology, 53: 134-139.

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Gender differences in the relationship between depression and suicidal ideation in young adolescents

This paper is based on over 2400 adolescents aged 13 from 27 schools. It demonstrates differences between young men and young women in levels of depression, responses to it, and suicidality

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Allison, S., Roeger, L., Martin, G., & Keeves, J., 2001. Gender Differences in the relationship between depression and suicidal ideation in young adolescents. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 35, 498-503

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Early Detection of Emotional Disorders in South Australia

This is the full original report from the first two years of our 3-Wave longitudinal study of adolescents from 1st year high school to 3rd year high school.

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Martin, G., Roeger, L., Dadds, V., & Allison, S., 1997. Early Detection of Emotional Disorders in South Australia; the first two years. Adelaide, Southern Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. ISBN 0 646 31337 1.

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