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Researchers believe that brain changes in adolescence increase a teen's vulnerability to depression and anxiety, and play a role in the severe gender disparity. In this issue of jama psychiatry, rice and colleagues challenge us to prioritize the prevention of child and adolescent depression. The special issue on child and adolescent depression is also an arena for multidisciplinarity and covers a wide range of viewpoints and.
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