Association of Multigenerational Family History of Depression With Lifetime Depressive and Other Psychiatric Disorders in Children: Results from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study
Source: JAMA Psychiatry
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), Family Members, Youth, Youth of Transition Age
Topics: Crisis Response System, Family, Suicide Postvention, Suicide Prevention
The study adds support for taking a detailed family mental health history since children born to families in which prior generations have suffered anxiety or depression had higher rates of childhood mental health issues themselves. These findings existed in diverse racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups.