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Estrutura e suporte familiar como fatores de risco na depressão de adolescentes

Depressive Disorders could be consider the most important disorder at this time. But depression could not be viewed only in a simple way, because several variables are important to develop and maintenance this state. Depressive symptoms could be causing by biological, genetics, social and psychological factors. This article will aboard specifically the relation between family aspects and adolescent depression. Then, the clinician must pay attention to all variables to develop correct diagnostics and intervention with adolescents and families.

Depression; Adolescence; Family support

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