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Depression

02 June 2009

Depressed teens battle stigma

Some teenagers with depression may not want treatment because they worry about the stigma attached to the disorder, a new study suggests.

Some teenagers with depression may not want treatment because they worry about the stigma attached to the disorder, a new study suggests.

Doctors urged to get teens treatment
The findings suggest that when a teenager is found to be depressed, doctors should talk with them about any reluctance toward treatment, the researchers report in the journal Medical Care.


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