Preschoolers May Also Be Affected By Depression

HealthDay (8/5, Dallas) reports that according to a study published July 1 in the American Journal of Psychiatry, a publication of the American Psychiatric Association, preschoolers may also be affected by depression. The study, which involved 246 youngsters ranging in age from three to five, also revealed that “preschoolers who are depressed are two and a half times more likely to continue to experience symptoms in elementary and middle school.”

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— “Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too,” Mary Elizabeth Dallas, HealthDay, August 4, 2014.

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