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Depression

 
Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): I. Identification, Assessment, and Initial Management
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007
These clinical practice guidelines assist primary care clinicians in the management of adolescent depression and addresses identification, assessment, and initial management of adolescent depression in primary care settings.
 
Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC): II. Treatment and Ongoing Management
American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007
These clinical practice guidelines assist primary care clinicians in the management of adolescent depression and the treatment and ongoing management of adolescent depression in the primary care setting.
 
Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Depressive Disorders
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007
This practice parameter describes the epidemiology, clinical picture, differential diagnosis, course, risk factors, and pharmacological and psychotherapy treatments of children and adolescents with major depressive or dysthymic disorders.
 
Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
American Psychiatric Association, 2010
This guideline summarizes the specific approaches to treatment of individuals with major depressive disorder after a psychiatrist has diagnosed major depressive disorder, according to the criteria defined in DSM-V. A quick reference guide is also available.
 
Clinical Practice Guidelines: Depression in Adolescents and Young Adults
Beyond Blue, 2011
The Guidelines are intended as a resource for health professionals and others working with young people aged between 13 and 24 years. The Guidelines summarizes published evidence based on high quality research and make recommendations on key areas of care. A summary guide is also available.

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Depression
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Depression can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
 
Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2015
This is the most common screening tool to identify depression. It is also available in Spanish and a modified version for adolescents.   

Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children
Bright Futures, 2015
The Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale for Children (CES-DC) is a 20-item self-report depression inventory with possible scores ranging from 0 to 60, with higher scores indicating a higher level of depression.
 
Depression Guidelines
Headspace, 2004-2015
This list of authoritative guidelines provides evidence-based information about the practical treatment of depressive disorders.
 
Depression Guidance
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2015
This resource by NICE, which gives national guidance and advice to improve health and social care, provides guidance, guidelines, and advice for Depression as well as useful pathways to care.
 
 
Mood Disorder
 
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): Mood Disorder
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: Mood Disorder can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
 
 


The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.
 

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