"Eight months after, when his medical notes had been examined, I was told it was likely he had adolescent depression
and autism spectrum disorder.
According to the researchers, agricultural workers and people in these communities have long offered anecdotal reports of a rise in adolescent depression
and suicidal tendencies.
Numerous studies previously have demonstrated a positive link between adolescent depression
and exposure to electronic devices, although little is known about the precise mechanism(s) of action involved and to what extent sleep plays a role.
Available for free, the new patient page offers practical advice about options parents should consider to help their teen, noting that adolescent depression
differs from adult depression in symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Erika's Lighthouse: A Beacon of Hope for Adolescent Depression
is a nonprofit organization that was founded 15 years ago in Winnetka, Illinois, by Ginny and Tom Neuckranz after their daughter Erika lost her life to suicide.
Previous studies show that support from family, friends, and teachers, prayer and participation in religious events are associated with lower adolescent depression
(Cotton, Larkin, Hoopes, Cromer, & Rosenthal, 2005; Field, Diego, & Sanders, Adolescent Depression
and Risk Factors, 2001; Sinha, Cnaan, & Gelles, 2007).
"In the face of the lifelong effects of adolescent depression
, including everything from difficulty in school and future relationships to risk of substance abuse, self-harm and even suicide, it is absolutely essential that we develop better preventive programs for this vulnerable group of people."
This can be related to a very alarming phenomenon: the unprecedented rise in cases of adolescent depression
Known as the Guidelines for Adolescent Depression
in Primary Care (GLAD-PC), they consist of two parts: Practice Preparation, Identification, Assessment, and Initial Management, with Dr.
26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Clinical practice guidelines have been updated to assist primary care (PC) physicians in the screening, treatment, and management of adolescent depression
in youth aged 10 to 21 years.
is leveled as depressed mood, depressive syndrome, and clinical depression.