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Antidepressant Treatment Not Affected By Age of Symptom Onset

The onset of a mental disorder commonly occurs during the teenage years. While many mental health conditions can appear at any age, there are certain factors present that can provide a setting for symptoms to develop. The significant physical changes and brain development that occur during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for certain symptoms.

Blood Tests Identify Depressed Teens and Adults

Major depression (major depressive disorder) is a complex form of mental illness that can have a severe negative impact on the lives of people of almost all ages. Sometimes, mental health professionals have a hard time distinguishing the symptoms of depression in specific individuals. They also sometimes have difficulty convincing affected individuals of the seriousness […]