Halonen, J., Hakko, H., Riala, K. et al. Familial Risk Factors in Relation to Recurrent Depression Among Former Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatients. Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 53, 515–525 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10578-021-01146-1
Familial risk factors in relation to recurrent depression among former adolescent psychiatric inpatients
|Author:||Halonen, Joonas1; Hakko, Helinä2; Riala, Kaisa2;|
1Research Unit of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry, University of Oulu, P.O.BOX 5000, 90014, Oulu, Finland
2Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, P.O.BOX 26, 90029, Oulu, Finland
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2022120769760
|Publish Date:|| 2022-12-07
Treating recurrent depression is a challenge for clinical practitioners. We investigated which family environmental factors contribute to differences between recurrent and non-recurrent depression by the young adulthood of the former adolescent inpatients. The initial sample covered 237 adolescent psychiatric inpatients with depression, of which 35.4% had later diagnosed with recurrent depression. Recurrence in depression was associated to distant maternal relationships in both male (p = 0.022) and female patients (p = 0.042). In females, the likelihood for recurrent depression was also related to psychiatric problems of the father (p = 0.013) and siblings (OR = 3.7, p = 0.032), and having a grand multiparous mother (p = 0.005). Our results emphasise the need for effective family-centred approaches in treatment of adolescents with depression.
Child psychiatry & human development
|Pages:||515 - 525|
|Type of Publication:||
A1 Journal article – refereed
|Field of Science:||
3124 Neurology and psychiatry
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