Depression in Women, Seniors and Children

By John M. Grohol, Psy.D.

Table of Contents:

Depression in Women

Women experience depression about twice as often as men. So what kinds of unique concerns do women with depression face? How may treatment vary because of these concerns?

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Depression in Seniors

Depression in older adults often goes undetected or is confused with a general health issue or the condition of aging. Yet depression is not a normal part of aging.

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Depression in Children & Teens

Kids and teens can have depression just as readily as adults can. Often times it is missed and just chalked up to a normal part of being a teenage (“Oh, he’s just moody!”) when in fact it is clinical depression.

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Diagnosis and Treatment

 

APA Reference
Grohol, J. (2006). Depression in Women, Seniors and Children. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 23, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/lib/depression-in-women-seniors-and-children/000647
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