Aug. 17, 2004 - Treating depressed teens with a combination of antidepressants and psychiatric therapy is better than either therapy method alone, according to a significant new research. The results also suggest that integrating antidepressant treatment with talk therapy might assist reduce a few of the possibly harmful or suicidal behaviors that may be associated with antidepressant use. At the end of the treatment period, scientists found 71% of the patients reacted to the combination depression treatment compared to 61% of those on Prozac alone, 43% of those that got behavior modification, and 35% of those on placebo. "The take-home message is that the preliminary therapy of selection for youngsters with significant depression ought to be the combination of [Prozac] and cognitive behavior modification," March informs WebMD. Depression can make you really feel like it is difficult to appreciate life and even get via the day. Certain teens are at higher risk of depression, such as those that: Have other psychological health and wellness conditions, such as anxiety, eating disorders, and substance use; Have other diseases, such as cancer, diabetes mellitus, and heart disease; Have relative with mental disorder; Have a dysfunctional family/family problem; Have issues with buddies or other kids at school; Have learning problems or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Have had trauma in childhood; Have low self-esteem, a downhearted expectation, or poor coping abilities; Are members of the LGBTQ+ community, particularly when their families are not helpful. Although depression can occur at any time in life, symptoms might be different between adults and teens. Teen depression isn't a weak point or something that can be gotten rid of with determination, it can have severe consequences and needs long-term therapy. For most teens, depression symptoms alleviate with therapy such as drug and emotional therapy. Teen depression symptoms and signs consist of a change from the teen's previous attitude and habits that can cause substantial distress and issues at school or home, in social tasks, or in other areas of life. Depression symptoms can vary in severity, but changes in your teen's emotions and behavior might consist of the instances listed below.
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