Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Upon completion of this continuing medical education unit, the participant will be better apprised of the clinical and biological nature of childhood depression. Treatment issues and the particular implications of sibling.loss are addressed, and the alternative of hospitalization for very disturbed adolescents is also reviewed.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assistyou in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Depressive episodes In pre-pubertal children do not occur.

A. True.

B. False.

2. In sibling loss through holocaust events, we find many reactions that can be seen in holocaust survivors.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Drugs have been used in affective disorders In children.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Hospital treatment of psychiatrlcally disturbed adolescents Is frequently the definitive approach.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Upon completion of this continuing medical education unit, the participant will be better apprised of the clinical and biological nature of childhood depression. Treatment issues and the particular implications of sibling.loss are addressed, and the alternative of hospitalization for very disturbed adolescents is also reviewed.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.

The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assistyou in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Depressive episodes In pre-pubertal children do not occur.

A. True.

B. False.

2. In sibling loss through holocaust events, we find many reactions that can be seen in holocaust survivors.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Drugs have been used in affective disorders In children.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Hospital treatment of psychiatrlcally disturbed adolescents Is frequently the definitive approach.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19861201-03

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