Home > Medical > Depression > Life Stages & Depression 12 January 2017 Can depression hit at any age? Depression is mainly a condition that affects working adults, right? Research suggests something completely different . . . 0 Joshua Carstens Related articles When should you see a psychologist? According to The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) 22 people commit suicide every day – so it is important to know when you need to consult a professional. Can you prevent depression? Making these 5 lifestyle changes can drastically lower your risk of developing depression. Two thirds of depressed teens may benefit from therapy Psychological treatments are effective in the short term in the majority of adolescents with depression, but it's not yet clear how these patients fare in the long term, a new study says.