• Barriers may hinder parents from recognizing child's depression

    24 days ago - By Healio

    A C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health demonstrated that one in four adolescents in middle and high school knows a peer with depression, and one in 10 knows a peer who has committed suicide.
    In addition, the results showed that although most parents reported feeling confident that they could recognize the signs and symptoms of depression in their children, two-thirds reported barriers that could hinder recognition.
    “I think these findings show that many parents are feeling uncertain,” Sarah J. Clark, MPH, codirector of the Mott poll, told
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  • Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

    Most Parents Struggle to Spot Depression in Teens

    24 days ago - By Web MD

    The nationwide poll of 819 parents with at least one child in middle school, junior high or high school found that while one-third were confident they could detect depression in their children, two-thirds said certain things would make it difficult.
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