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Major Depressive Disorder Basics

The most common form of depression, major depressive disorder (MDD), is characterized by chronic feelings of sadness or worthlessness, irritability, physical lethargy, insomnia and sometimes thoughts of suicide. This guide From Child Mind Institute outlines how major depressive disorder is identified, diagnosed and treated in children. It is also available in Spanish.


https://childmind.org/guide/major-depressive-disorder/

 

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