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Childhood Depression: Risk Factors And Why It Is Underdiagnosed.

Undiagnosed Childhood Depression

Whilst there are many similarities between childhood depression and adult depression, there are also some important differences. One such difference is children displaying objectively observable symptoms of depression often deny that they are depressed.

Certainly this was true in my case as a child. For example, I would have felt a deep sense of (completely irrational and Read the rest

Were You A Depressed Child? The Possible Causes.


depressed child

I was a depressed child myself – always crying or having some kind of hysterical tantrum, and, on top of this, I was precociously pessimistic and cynical – which is one of the reasons I opted to study psychology at University in London; I wanted to understand the illness better. Indeed, my undergraduate dissertation comprised a study of the Read the rest