depressed teens

Depression in teens: Leading causes, warning signs, and why adolescent girls are at an increased risk

Adults aren’t the only ones who can experience depression: Depression in teens is an increasingly common and serious mental health issue. Teenage depression may look like moodiness and irritation on the surface, but underneath, there’s genuine emotional pain. Teenage depression may conjure dark feelings of sadness, frustration, and fatigue that…

Depression inhibits teens’ learning ability, memory (Video)

Teens suffering with depression struggle to recall certain memories, which affects their performance in school. A study from the University of Reading found that highly depressed teenagers display poorer working memory than their healthy counterparts. Additionally, depressed teens ruminate more than their classmates. Researchers say these disruptions in memory and…

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