Does my depression increase my teenager’s risk of having it?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
If you have depression, your teenage child is more likely to develop the mental disorder too. Be sure to watch for symptoms of depression in your teen. Depression can be diagnosed and treated early.

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