Depression in Adolescents 10/26/23

In recent years, in consequence of the challenges and constraints of the pandemic, there has been an obvious increase in mood and other behavioral health conditions in teenagers and other population cohorts but depressive illnesses have always been a potential challenge for youth. Even prior to Covid, the prevalence of Major Depression Disorder (MDD) in […]

Screening For Depression

Depression is the most common mood disorder in the general population.  In 2014, an estimated 15.7 million adults aged 18 or older in the U.S. had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. This number represented 6.7% of all U.S. adults.  In 2014, an estimated 11.4% of adolescents aged 12 to 17 […]