Depression and Anxiety In Children And Adolescents
The challenge for schools
Carol E. Watkins, M.D.
General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Private Practice, Northern County Psychiatric Associates: Baltimore, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland
Member of Council, Maryland Psychiatric Society
Chair, Baltimore County Medical Association Women’s Issues Committee
Editorial Board, The Maryland Psychiatrist
15-20 % of adolescents have experienced major depression.
Many children and adolescents have undiagnosed anxiety disorders.
Poor self esteem
Poor academic performance
More health problems
What Can We Do?
What is Childhood Depression?
Incidence, identification, intervention.
What is Childhood Anxiety?
Subtypes, incidence, identification, intervention.
Related family and social problems