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This study was supported by Grant No. 61299 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; by Grant No. 20062466 with The California Endowment; by Grant No. 205.0794 with the Annie E. Casey Foundation; by Contract No. HHSH250200446009I with the Health Resources and Services Administration; and by Contract No. 270-03-6002 with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project.

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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Depression, Parenting Practices, and the Healthy Development of Children.

Depression in parents, parenting, and children : opportunities to improve identification, treatment, and prevention / Committee on Depression, Parenting Practices, and the Healthy Development of Children, Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 978-0-309-12178-1 (hardcover) — ISBN 978-0-309-12179-8 (pdf) 1. Depression, Mental. 2. Depression in children. 3. Parenting—Psychological aspects. I. Title.

RC537.N375 2009

362.2’5—dc22

2009023655

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Suggested citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. (2009). Depression in Parents, Parenting, and Children: Opportunities to Improve Identification, Treatment, and Prevention. Committee on Depression, Parenting Practices, and the Healthy Development of Children. Board on Children, Youth, and Families. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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