Depression: A great threat to children

Depression: A great threat to children

 A great threat to children Visit Site: http://www.soundsofsilence.in Is it not the time for educational requirements that reflect the urgent needs of our pediatric patients? In this month’s issue of Pediatrics, Mojtabai and colleagues sound an alarm with 2 critical public health updates; depression is significantly on the rise in adolescents, with a 12-month prevalence of 11.3% in 2014 versus 8.7% in 2005. Furthermore, despite this disturbing development, the percentage of young people with a history of past-year major depressive episodes seen [...]