Life Bridge Journal

Depression in Children and Adolescents Fact Sheet

About 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by age 18 according to the National Comorbidity Survey-Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A). Girls are more likely than boys to experience depression. The risk for depression increases as a child gets older.

5 years ago
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