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Jason, a 17-year-old white male, was referred to us for treatment by his parents due to concerns about his mood and academic performance. Jason, who was in an honors program, had erratic and declining grades, and was in danger of having to repeat the school year. At intake he manifested depressed mood, anhedonia, hypersomnia, and social withdrawal. He had been "dropping all his friendships." He acknowledged feeling lonely but minimized this.

Jason responded to direct questions but did not elaborate upon his answers or spontaneously discuss interests or concerns. Rather, he sat quietly and avoided eye contact, and demonstrated prominent psychomotor slowing. Although he was attentive to our conversation, there were long latencies (30-60 seconds) before he answered questions. He walked with a slow, shuffling gait, with his arms flat at his sides. His parents were concerned that his symptoms might be indices of an emerging psychotic disorder.

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