Family Therapy for Adolescent Depression: Deployment Focused Development, Phase I

ORI scientists are working with local clinicians to design a developmentally appropriate, behavioral family therapy intervention for the treatment of adolescent depression that is suitable for use in applied clinical settings.
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Adolescent depression is a significant public health problem. In this study, we are developing a behavioral-family therapy to treat depressive symptoms and improve family relationships. The treatment will be based on the latest research on adolescent development and depression. Our team of clinicians and researchers seek to develop a treatment that will be appropriate for use in community treatment settings.

PROJECT PERIOD

12/1/08 - 11/30/12

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)