中文标题：2007 AACAP 美国儿童和青少年抑郁障碍的评价和治疗指南
英文标题：2007 AACAP Practice Parameter for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Depressive Disorders
制定者：美国儿童和青少年精神病学会(AACAP,American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
摘要：This practice parameter describes the epidemiology, clinical picture, differential diagnosis, course, risk factors, and pharmacological and psychotherapy treatments of children and adolescents with major depressive or dysthymic disorders. Side effects of the antidepressants, particularly the risk of suicidal ideation and behaviors are discussed. Recommendations regarding the assessment and the acute, continuation, and maintenance treatment of these disorders are based on the existent scientific evidence as well as the current clinical practice.