Screening for Major Depressive Disorder among Children and Adolescents: A recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


Alex H. Krist, MD, MPH,

Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Population Health, Virginia Commonwealth University; Clinician and Teacher at the Fairfax Family Practice Residency; Co-Director, Virginia Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network; Director, Community-engaged Research, Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS,

Professor of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical School Associate Division Chief for Research, Division of Children’s Primary Care at Duke University

1. Describe the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF or Task Force) and how the Task Force develops recommendations
2. Discuss the evidence and deliberation process the led to the Task Force recommendation on Screening for Major Depressive Disorder among Children and Adolescents
3. Review the recommendation and considerations for practice and future research
Sponsor: Sackler Date:

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, 12:00 – 1:30 PM ET

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