Teen & Child Depression

Depression can affect teens and even children as well as adults. Learn the signs and symptoms that your child or teenager may be depressed and how you can help them through it. Is your teen going through normal moodiness or are their emotions indicative of a disorder? Find helpful articles and information on teen and childhood depression and mood disorders here.
 
 

Helping a Child with Severe Depression

A child with severe depression may have difficulty admitting that they feel depressed and experience trouble identifying their symptoms. In this article, you’ll learn ways to identify depression in children and how you can help a depressed child.

Spotlight on the Signs of Teenage Depression

One in five teenagers will experience clinical depression before they are adults, and while the diagnostic criteria are the same, teen symptom expression and warning signs are different. Recognizing these warning signs can be critical to getting teens the help they need.

Self-Esteem and Depression Among Children

Low self-esteem and depression among children can cause them extreme difficulties as they grow up and try to make sense of the world and their place in it. This article is a look at the factors which can increase their risk of developing these problems.

Helping Children Cope with Depression

Childhood is often thought of as a happy time for most young people. Children, however, can suffer from depression, which can interfere with their ability to learn and to function. Read essential information in helping children cope with depression and in promoting recovery from this mood disorder.