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11 Signs Your Teen Could Be Depressed

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Anxious teen girl doing homework

Anxiety


Anxiety and depression often go hand in hand. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, about half of people diagnosed with depression are also diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. If your teen exhibits anxious behaviors, like the inability to concentrate or make decisions, along with other signs of depression, it's important to seek help from a mental health professional.

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