As a researcher, I am always looking for the most current and reputable research available to aid in decision making. When it comes to childhood depression, nothing is more important than early identification and treatment.
Lauren DiMaria is a former writer for Verywell Health covering child psychology. She has contributed to several peer-reviewed journals, including the Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology, AIDS Patient Care and STDs and the Archives of Sexual Behavior. She is currently a member of the Society of Clinical Research Associates and a Certified Clinical Research Professional.
Lauren holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from the Univeristy at Buffalo in New York. She received her master's degree in applied and evaluative psychology from Hunter College, with additional post-graduate training in school psychology from Queens College.
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