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Understanding childhood mood disorders

September 1, 2016

Understanding childhood mood disorders

By uclahealth uclahealth

Children younger than age 18 can experience one of two types of mood disorders: (1) Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Approximately 10 percent of youth experience depression in their adolescence. MDD consists of depressive episodes that last two weeks or longer. Symptoms of MDD include feelings of sadness, worthlessness and guilt accompanied by a disinterest in […]

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Tags: adhd, adolescent mental health, antidepressants, antipsychotic medications, bipolar disorder, childhood mood disorders, children's health, david miklowitz, depression, depressive episodes, guilt, major depressive disorder


The truth about depression: Sorting fact from fiction

May 5, 2016

The truth about depression: Sorting fact from fiction

By uclahealth uclahealth

May is Mental Health Month, and it’s a great time to brush up on your knowledge of depression — a condition that affects millions of Americans. Can you sort the facts from the myths? Sadness is common, but major depression is rare. FICTION. In fact, major depression is one of the most common mental health […]

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Tags: antidepressants, baby blues, cognitive therapy, depression, electroconvulsive therapy, interpersonal therapy, mental health, mood disorders, Outpatient Mood Disorders Program, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, stress