Category Archives: Childhood Depression

Preventive Care: Lessons Learned as a Boy Scout

I don’t know about you, but every so often I feel the need to purchase a ticket to ride the “Memory Lane Express”. The past is an interesting professor. It reminds us of choices and events that cannot change but its syllabus does adjust as we age and mature. Recently, I enrolled myself into the […]

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Recognizing the Depressed Child and Adolescent

It’s very difficult for parents to tease out an underlying depression given the host of childhood and adolescent growing pains and spectrum of emotions. In other words, what’s normal and what’s not? When should anxious parents get a little more anxious?

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