At its worst, depression can lead to suicide, one of the leading causes of death for teens in the United States.
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Major depression is disabling and prevents a person from functioning normally.
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People with dysthymia may also experience one or more episodes of major depression during their lifetimes.
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Diagnosis Depression in teens is most often diagnosed by a primary care physician. Researchers suggest that teen depression is often underdiagnosed and undertreated.
Your teen's pediatrician will want to rule out any midget escort surprise medical illnesses that may be causing or contributing to your teen's symptoms. Your child will also be given a psychological evaluation.
This often involves a depression questionnaire as well as a discussion about the severity and duration of their symptoms.
There may be a specific cause for why they are acting a certain way.
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Your provider may be able to discuss the situation with your teen, rule out a medical reason for the behavior, recommend a psychotherapist, or prescribe medication.
Lastly, never ignore the s or symptoms of depression. Depression is treatable and there is help available for both you and your teen.
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