publication . Other literature type . Article . 2002

Depressive Symptoms in Adolescence as Predictors of Early Adulthood Depressive Disorders and Maladjustment

Terhi Aalto-Setälä; Mauri Marttunen; Annamari Tuulio-Henriksson; Kari Poikolainen; Jouko Lönnqvist;
  • Published: 01 Jul 2002
  • Publisher: American Psychiatric Association Publishing
Abstract
OBJECTIVE: The authors examined the association between self-reported depressive symptoms in adolescence and mental well-being in early adulthood. METHOD: A questionnaire assessing psychosocial well-being was given to a group of subjects (N=651) in their last 3 years of high school (mean age=16.8 years) and again when these subjects reached early adulthood (mean age=21.8 years). Diagnostic interview data were obtained from a subgroup of the young adults (N=245). Adolescents’ depressive symptoms were analyzed in relation to their early adulthood mental health outcome data. RESULTS: Depressive symptoms in adolescence predicted early adulthood depressive disorders ...
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free text keywords: Mental health, Risk factor, Adjustment disorders, medicine.disease, medicine, Young adult, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, Clinical psychology, Dysthymic Disorder, Psychological well-being, Comorbidity, Psychology, Psychosocial
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2002

Depressive Symptoms in Adolescence as Predictors of Early Adulthood Depressive Disorders and Maladjustment

Terhi Aalto-Setälä; Mauri Marttunen; Annamari Tuulio-Henriksson; Kari Poikolainen; Jouko Lönnqvist;