Were you looking for information about Teen Depression? Teenage depresion is a common misspelling and variation of teen depression.
Roughly one in every five children will go through depression before adulthood. Children who have experienced depression are at risk of developing depression again within the next five years. The most frequently diagnosed types of depression include major depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder. Some risk factors for teen depression include a history of substance abuse, certain types of personalities, and certain medical conditions (such as ADHD). Treating teen depression may involve antidepressant medications and/or psychotherapy.
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