In terms symptoms – these can manifest differently depending person but commonly include changes in mood/energy levels, difficulty concentrating, increased irritability, isolation from peers/family members, changes in sleep patterns and appetite fluctuations. Additionally – feelings worthlessness or thoughts suicide may also present themselves during this period.
In general, the early detection and treatment of depression in adolescents will improve their quality of life, while saving money. This leads to better results for everyone. By recognizing signs this disorder quickly – healthcare providers are better able provide necessary care before situation worsens thus ensuring those involved receive proper support when needed most.