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Teen Depression Rates Growing

In the November 2016 journal Pediatrics, research from Johns Hopkins shows that the rate of adolescents reporting clinical depression grew by 37% over the decade ending in 2014, with one in six girls reporting an episode in the past year. This is a substantial increase. In addition, a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that

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Teen Depression

Depression is a medical condition affecting someone’s moods or emotions. It can cause both psychological and physical symptoms, and it is not an attitude that someone can control. About 1 in 5 teens suffers with depression. When teen depression goes untreated, the outcome may be serious, and result in poor performance at school, troubled relationships, increased rates of substance abuse,

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