Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion Updated 29 September 2015 Depression in children Contrary to popular belief, depression in children is quite common. It may, however, be difficult to identify it. Be on the lookout for the following: the child is withdrawn, isolated and tends to be a loner; seems to lack interest in life and other events that most children find enjoyable; reluctant to talk about him/herself or about life at home; displays behaviour that is "out of pattern", i.e. different to how the child usually behaves; fabricates stories about his/her home or about other areas of his/her life as a way of seeming "okay"; assumes an almost "adult" way of relating – controlled, distant, even aloof. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Do itchy, burning eyes mean you have an allergy? News Limpopo Department of Health confident of healthcare turnaround Medical Social media posts may hint at depression long before clinical diagnosis Medical Eczema? Would you consider taking a bleach bath? Parenting Countries that ban spanking see less teen violence News Mom’s life is ruined after mystery sickness makes her look anorexic From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.