Lauren DiMaria is a former writer for Verywell Mind 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.
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. I hope to provide you and concerned parents like you with the most current information and resources to make confident decisions for your children.
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