Adolescent depression: Introduction
Adolescent depression: It isnot unusual for young people to experience "the blues" or feel low occasionally. Adolescence is always an unsettling time, with the many physical, emotional, psychological and social changes that accompany this stage of life.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Adolescent depression is available below.
Symptoms of Adolescent depression
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symptoms of Adolescent depression
Treatments for Adolescent depression
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Adolescent depression?
Adolescent depression: Related Patient Stories
Adolescent depression: Complications
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Causes of Adolescent depression
- Teen Depression Family and genetic
- Teen Depression Gender Differences - girls are more vulnerable to depression than boys. Teen Depression Biological Factors - Some of the core symptoms of depression, such as changes in appetite and sleep patterns, are related to the functions of the hypothalamus. Teen Depression Cognitive Factors - A person with negative mind set is one who readily assumes personal blame for negative events
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Adolescent depression: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Adolescent depression
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different severities.
Diseases in this group include ...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See ...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders...read more »
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Adolescent depression: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Adolescent depression
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Adolescent depression: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Adolescent depression
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Adolescent depression: Broader Related Topics
Types of Adolescent depression
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