How to Spot Depression in Young Children

The New York Times: The Checkup | Perri Klass, M.D.

“As many as 2 to 3 percent of children ages 6 to 12 can have serious depression, she said. And children with anxiety disorders, which are present in more than 7 percent of children aged 3 to 17, are also at risk for depression.”

In this installment of The Checkup, Dr. Perri Klass and several youth psychiatry experts discuss ways that parents, educators, and other service providers can identify depression and anxiety in young children.

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