Teen Depression

Dec 7, 2016

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Teen depression is a serious mental illness that can often be confused with the moodiness that teenagers typically exhibit. It can lead to eating disorders, erratic behavior—even suicide. What are the signs of when a teen is suffering from depression, and what can be done to help?


Robyn L. Ostrander, MD, Medical Director, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Maine Medical Center; Chair, Glickman Family Center for Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Spring Harbor Hospital