Changes in depression and positive mental health among youth in a healthy relationships program

This study explored and identified meaningul groups of youth based on their depression symptoms over time. Researchers found that youth who reported high levels of depression prior to the program experienced a significant decline in depressive symptoms and improved mental well-being following the program. 

Authors: Natalia Lapshina, Claire Crooks, Amanda Kerry (2018).

Keywords: Depression; Positive mental health; Mental health promotion; Latent class growth analysis; Adolescents

Summary by: Courtney Cadieux, MA Candidate