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Depression in children

Depression in children

Children who are depressed may exhibit symptoms differently than adults. For instance, a depressed child may seem bored and unusually irritable.




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Review Date: 12/18/2006
Reviewed By: Daniel Rauch, MD, FAAP, Director, Pediatric Hospitalist Program, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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