Screening for Depression
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 243 , Segment 2
Episode: Drinking Water, Depression in Adolescents, Digital Security
- Mar 1, 2016 10:00 pm
- 21:27 mins
Guest: Alex Krist, MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Population Health in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine When teens go in for a check-up, the doctor looks at their tonsils, their eyes and checks the spine for scoliosis. Now the US Preventive Services Task Force says teens should be regularly screened for depression too. One in twelve adolescents reported having a major depressive episode in the last year.