Is Your Teen Depressed? Symptoms for Parents to Watch – Guest Post by Agnes


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Raising a teenager is one of the hardest jobs that most adults ever face, and this job becomes incredibly harder when the teenager is depressed. Of course, the first step in dealing with depression in teenagers is simply discovering it. Many adults overlook depression in teens because they assume that the teenage years are always marked by mood swings and melancholy. Although this is true in many cases, extreme mood swings or melancholy may be a symptom of a larger problem. Continue reading