Measuring depressive symptoms during adolescence: what is the role of gender?
- Autores: Bulhões C, Ramos E, Severo M, Dias S, Barros H
- Ano de Publicação: 2017
- Journal: Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences
- Link: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/epidemiology-and-psychiatric-sciences/article/measuring-depressive-symptoms-during-adolescence-what-is-the-role-of-gender/B3F8E8E1A14C74324744599BBCBE363D
The higher prevalence of depressive symptoms among females is well recognised but the reasons for this gender difference are not fully understood. There is growing evidence that current diagnostic criteria and instruments used to assess depression are less sensitive to depression in men, but studies about this issue among adolescents are scarce, especially in Latin […]