Can Children Become Depressed? Symptoms of Depression in Children

Depression in Children

 

Do children suffer from depression? The short answer is yes. Depressed children can experience a variety of symptoms.

Common symptoms are irritability, guilt feelings, isolation, sudden vocal outbursts, lack of focus, anxiety, and an inability to experience the consequences of their actions.

Irritability: Depressed children may show more signs of irritability . . . → Read More: Depressed Children: Symptoms of Depression in Children