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Chronic Pain and Depression Often Go Hand-in-Hand for Adolescents

Research from Norway finds that young people who are struggling with certain mental health conditions often experience chronic pain at the same time. The research highlights the need for increased mind and body treatment planning for adolescents.

High Expectations Drives Depression in Privileged Adolescents

Parents want to give their children every opportunity possible, believing that it will enrich their lives and enable them to succeed. However, a new study challenges that mindset.

Primary Care Doctors Often Reluctant to Treat Teen Depression

Primary care physicians are the first line of health care, screening for conditions that would otherwise go untreated. This may be particularly true for teens that may be exhibiting mental health symptoms. Parents and teens may dismiss depression as normal teen angst, but a physician could spot the signs. However, a study discovered that pediatric […]

Recurrence of Major Depressive Disorder

Depression is an illness which affects over 120 million people around the world in one form or another. Major depressive disorder is a lifelong illness that is characterized by severe episodes of depression separated by extended periods of time.

Are Psych Drugs to Blame for High Rates of Teen Suicide?

Suicide is the third leading cause of death—behind unintentional injury and homicide—of Americans aged 15 to 24, but we know shockingly little about the transition from “suicidal ideation” and planning to actual attempts.