Year: 1994 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v.33, no.4, (May 1994), p.582-587 SIEC No: 19940878

This article is structured as a debate forum with affirmative & negative perspectives on the subject & rebuttal comments. Data & particular focus is given as to how the issue presents in adolescents. The problems of differentiating bereavement & depression, the absence/presence of functional impairment, the risks & benefits of pharmacological treatment, & diagnostic challenges are discussed. (28 Refs.)