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Teen Depression

Teen depression is a mental health condition characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and disinterest in activities once enjoyed. Symptoms may include changes in appetite or sleep patterns, irritability, difficulty concentrating, and thoughts of self-harm or suicide. Factors contributing to teen depression can include biological, environmental, and psychological factors, such as genetics, traumatic experiences, and social stressors. Treatment typically involves a combination of therapy, lifestyle changes, and support from family and mental health professionals to help teens manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. Early intervention can aid significantly in reducing symptoms of teen depression and preventing long-term effects.

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