Skip 
Navigation Link

1215 South Walnut Ave.
Demopolis, AL 36732 map map 

Access to Care: 800.239.2901

Depression: Depression & Related Conditions
Resources
Basic Information
Introduction and Types of Depressive DisordersRelated Disorders / ConditionsHistorical and Current UnderstandingsBiology, Psychology and SociologyTreatment - Medication and PsychotherapyAlternative Medicine and Self-Help ResourcesSpecial IssuesReferences
More InformationTestsLatest NewsQuestions and AnswersVideosLinksBook Reviews
Related Topics

Anxiety Disorders
Bipolar Disorder
Suicide
Addictions: Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Pain Management

Health Tip: Recognizing Signs of Depression in Teens


HealthDay News
Updated: Feb 5th 2019

(HealthDay News) -- When a person in his or her teens is depressed, there may be different warning signs than those shown by people older or younger, the American Academy of Family Physicians says.

Here is the academy's list of depression symptoms that typically affect teens:

  • Trouble focusing, or showing signs of anxiousness.
  • Anger, and frequent loss of temper.
  • Changes in appetite.
  • Not wanting to go to school or participate in social activities.
  • Complaints of feeling sick.
  • Showing less confidence, or feeling that they can't do anything correctly.