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Could you tell me what are sign of depression in teenagers?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Teen depression: Depression in teenagers may look like a bad child instead of a sad child. Teens may begin smoking, drinking alcohol or using drugs. They may stop doing homework and academics may take a nose dive. Arguments with parents and siblings may increase. They may be irritable. A previously compliant teen may now become a defiant one. They may isolate from others. Cont'd.

Answered 3/17/2020

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