Outcome of Childhood Depression

Childhood Depression and Suicide

In a 10- to 15-year follow-up study of 73 adolescents diagnosed with major depression, 7 percent of the adolescents had committed suicide sometime later. The depressed adolescents were five times more likely to have attempted suicide as well, compared with a control group of age peers without depression.
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