It is not rare that people only recognize and begin to take care of a depressed teen when the illness is already at an advanced stage. Sometimes, it is too late.
Depression is very common. For more information about depression and feeling better, check out this article.
Symptoms. The defining feature of a major depressive episode is a period of at least two weeks during which there is either depressed mood or loss of interest in.
Boys have body issues too 'Healthy weight' teens who THINK they are too skinny or too fat are more likely to be depressed - with 'thin' teens more likely.
If your child is depressed, it is important to act now. Untreated depression causes tremendous suffering and can lead to serious medical and emotional problems.
This guest article from YourTango was written by Frank Medlar. We all know the typical stereotype that teens are moody. You remember your own teen years.
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Depression & suicide rates of teens are rising. Recent studies indicate that as many as 11% of the teen population may suffer from a mental health disorder.
Help teen depression. Child Mind Institute provides tips and advice on how to handle a depressed teenager and how to get the right help for your teen.
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