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Violence and Substance Use as Risk Factors for Depressive Symptoms among Adolescents in an Urban Emergency Department

Authors
Journal
Journal of Adolescent Health
1054-139X
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
40
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2006.09.023
Keywords
  • Original Article

Abstract

Abstract Violence and substance use were examined as multiple risk factors for depressive symptoms among 115 adolescents presenting to an urban emergency department. Using a hierarchical multivariate model, significant risk factors for increasing depression symptoms included female gender, increased involvement in substance use and greater exposure to community violence.

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