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Depression in children and adolescents

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Depressive illness affects a significant proportion of those aged under 18. It is often underdiagnosed in young people despite having a significant effect on the young person’s quality of life and future health. This article aims to provide information for primary care clinicians to aid an understanding of the effect of depression on young people, and discuss diagnosis and management.

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  • Authors: PD Sigalas, XM Barkla & PA McArdle
  • Keywords: Depression, children, adolescents
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