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A 49-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are some common signs of teenage depression?

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Dr. James DuRant
Pediatrics 12 years experience
Signs below...: Common symptoms we discuss are changes in sleep, decreased interest in normal interests, feelings of guilt, decreased energy, decreased concentration, changes in appetite, feeling like you are in slow motion, and having thoughts of suicide.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Need expert help here. What are some common signs of teenage depression?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Teenage depression: Signs of teenage depression: withdrawal from family or friends; loss of interest in usual activities; sadness/hopelessness; irritability; lack of enthusiasm or motivation; feelings of worthlessness or guilt; agitation/restlessness; disturbed sleep; trouble concentrating; thoughts of death or suicide. For more info, please see: http://tinyurl.Com/3c25b6.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What are the tell tale signs of depression?

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Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Classic Signs: The classic signs of depression are: prolonged mood of depression, changes in sleep, decreased interests in enjoyable activities, feelings of guilt, decreased energy, decreased concentration, changes in appetite, decreased initiation of movement and activity, and thoughts of death or suicide.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Those are the classic signs; some people present with irritability & anger instead of sadness.
Jul 29, 2012
Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Provided original answer
Agreed - increased irritability and/or agitation can be a part of the picture
Jul 29, 2012
A 39-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are signs of depression?

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Dr. Jason Berman
A Verified Doctoranswered
15 years experience
Here are some : Some symptoms of depression include loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, weight loss or weight gain, sleep disturbance, fatigue, very sad mood, feelings of hopelessness, thoughts about death and even suicidal thoughts. If you are experiencing any of these, please meet with a psychologist or psychiatrist right away. Be well, .
A 31-year-old member asked:

Please tell me what are all the signs of depression?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Depressive sx's may: Include low mood, irritability, anger, ^ or v sleep, change in appetite, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness, v energy, v self-esteem, feelings of guilt. V motivation, absence of joy, v concentration, v memory ; suicidal thoughts. (not all sxs).

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