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Clinical practice guidelines: depression in adolescents and young adults

Submission by Women’s Health Victoria in response to the Draft clinical practice guidelines: depression in adolescents and young adults. The guidelines aim to assist health professionals to identify young people who are at risk of depression, provide emotional support, and refer young people for specialist help. Discusses the need to include: consideration of sexuality and gender identity, issues for samesex attracted young people, and a framework for the social determinants of mental health.

Submitted to: beyondblue. Further information on the consultation can be found here.

Submission_Clinical_practice_guidelines_for_depression_in_young_adults.pdf (26.70KB)

Reference:
Response to the draft clinical practice guidelines: depression in adolescents and young adults / Women's Health Victoria - Melbourne: Women's Health Victoria, May 2010.