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Adolescent depression: prevalence in Swedish high-school students - Olsson - 1999 - Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. Psychiatric Comorbidity with Problematic Alcohol Use in High School Students. Overview - Teen depression. Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities.

Overview - Teen depression

It affects how your teenager thinks, feels and behaves, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical problems. Although depression can occur at any time in life, symptoms may be different between teens and adults. Issues such as peer pressure, academic expectations and changing bodies can bring a lot of ups and downs for teens. Prevalence, symptomatology, and risk factors for depression among high school students in Saudi Arabia. Moataz M.

Prevalence, symptomatology, and risk factors for depression among high school students in Saudi Arabia

Abdel-Fattah, PhD Epidemiology and Research Unit, Department of Preventive Medicine Chief of Preventive Medicine Department Al-Hada Armed Forces Hospital P.O. Box: 1347 Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Tel: +966 (2) 7541610 (ext. 2196) Fax: +966 (2) 7541238 E-mail:, mezo106@hotmail.comAbdel-Rahman A.

Asal, MD Department of Psychiatry, Al-Hada Armed Forces Hospital, Taif, Saudi Arabia AbstractHypothesis: Most studies of depressed mood and its correlates in adolescents have been conducted in Western countries. Signs, Symptoms & Effects of Depression in Adolescents - Village Behavioral Health. Adolescent Depression: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis. More commonly referred to as teenage depression, this mental and emotional disorder is no different medically from adult depression.

Adolescent Depression: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

However, symptoms in teens may manifest themselves in different ways than in adults due to the different social and developmental challenges facing teens. These include: peer pressuresportschanging hormone levelsdeveloping bodies Depression is associated with high levels of stress, anxiety, and in the worst possible scenarios, suicide. Untitled. NIMH » Teen Depression. Introduction You are not alone.

NIMH » Teen Depression

There are ways you can feel better. If you have been feeling sad, hopeless, or irritable for what seems like a long time, you might have depression.