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Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Karen Gentile and Jean Russo discuss pediatric health conditions and parenting concerns in an evidence-based educational podcast aimed at parents and other pediatric healthcare providers. Powered by Kids First Pediatric Partners, one of the leading pediatric practices in the Northshore and located in Skokie, Illinois. 

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Sep 24, 2019

Pediatric depression is a relatively common psychiatric condition that can continue episodically into adulthood.  In this podcast episode PNP Karen Gentile talks with Dr. Denise Gardner, a licensed clinical psychologist, about pediatric depression.  The topics reviewed in this episode include:

  • Bad mood vs. depression
  • How depression develops
  • Assessing risk and suicidality
  • Can I prevent depression in my child?
  • Can I help my child with depression?
  • How therapy can help with depression
  • Accepting the diagnosis of depression and reducing stigma