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Adolescent depression: Treatment

Treatment Treatment options for adolescents with depression include supportive care from a medical provider, talk therapy, and possibly antidepressant medications. It is important that treatment be tailored to the adolescent and the severity of his or her symptoms. Families often … Read more

Adolescent depression: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Overall, depression can change or distort the way adolescents see themselves and their lives, as well as the people around them. Adolescents with depression usually see everything more negatively, and are unable to imagine that any problem … Read more

Adolescent depression: Overview, Causes

Adolescent depression: Overview, Causes

Alternate Names : Depression – adolescents, Teenage depression Definition Adolescent depression is a disorder that occurs during the teenage years, and involves ongoing sadness, discouragement, loss of self-worth, and loss of interest in usual activities. See also: * Depression * … Read more