Depressive disorder in kids and adolescents – Part 2: Brains of depressed children respond differently to pleasurable events
Depression has become an increasingly major issue in the United States, with millions of people grappling with the challenges of this problem. Unlike the popular perception that children cannot get depressed, there are a number of evidences to suggest that a large number of children and adolescents are diagnosed with major depression to bipolar disorder.
Being a serious disease, depression has devastated more lives than any other disease. In fact, depressive disorders manifest in several forms among children. According to a study, the prevalence of major depressive disorder is about 1 percent of preschoolers, 2 percent of school-aged children, and 5 […] Read more