Year: 2015 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry.(2015).60(2 Suppl 1):S5ÐS15. SIEC No: 20150261

Findings from the Protection for Adolescent Depression Study suggest that protective factors moderate the impact of stress on depression and suicidal behaviour. Developing protection appears important in the presence of chronic conditions, such as depressive disorders, to reduce the likelihood of further episodes. The influence of sex makes it all the more relevant to target different factors for boys and girls to increase protection and decrease risk in prevention and intervention programs.

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