Depression in Youth with Chronic Pain

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to: ​

  • Identify the prevalence of depression in the general population and the overlap of depression and pain in children and youth
  • Recognize possible mechanisms of the association
  • Employ some diagnostic pearls useful for assessment of depression
  • Recognize evidence on treatment of depression among children and youth with chronic pain


Didactic Speaker

Dr. Peter Szatmari

Chief, Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative

Didactic Materials

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