Screening for youth depression in schools : a review of the literature

Fairfoot, Glen (2013) Screening for youth depression in schools : a review of the literature. Australian Educational Leader, 35(4), pp. 37-39.

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This paper provides a review of the literature pertaining to screening for youth depression in schools. It provides the rationale regarding this topic – why this topic is important and needs to be explored. This justification is followed by an investigation of the importance of mental health intervention in general – including depression. Analysis will then shift to the current literature surrounding screening for youth depression in schools, followed by additional information relating to this topic.

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ID Code: 66019
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: education, schools, screening, depression
ISSN: 0157-3357
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Counselling (130305)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Australian Council for Educational Leaders
Deposited On: 13 Jan 2014 01:13
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2014 21:58

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