MYTH # 10:
Teenagers don’t become clinically depressed. They’re moody because of surging hormones.
It’s true that bouts of sadness are common in teens, but sadness and it’s accompanying feelings and moods pass quickly. If it lingers for more than a couple of weeks, a closer look is warranted.
Signs of true, or clinical, depression include:
Frequent or out of the ordinary crying or tearfulness.
Excessive sense of guilt or unworthiness.
A loss… Continue