Depressive disorder in kids and adolescents – Part 3: Prevalence of chronic depression among adolescent girls
Since almost every social and biological risk factor is at play during the adolescence phase, depression among growing teenagers is a common menace nowadays due to various reasons. In fact, it is gripping both boys and girls at the same rate, irrespective of gender. As the gap is dissolving with time, the overall scenario has started worsening with time.
There has been a tremendous rise in the prevalence of chronic depression among adolescents since the last few decades. As mentioned above, one of the worrisome trends has been the growing prevalence of depression among teenage and adolescent girls. A report by […] Read more