Depression in childhood

Reluctance to attend school and excessive clinging to parents may be symptoms of depression.

Poor academic performance or a change in scholastic achievement as well as behavioural problems such as substance abuse, sexual promiscuity and running away from home may be despressive symptoms in adolescence.

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symptoms of depression
Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment
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Revision date: July 5, 2011
Last revised: by Andrew G. Epstein, M.D.