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Symptoms of depression

Can teen depression occur in a 13 year child? Symptoms are- 1. Hopelessness 2. Extreme change in behavior 3. Extreme change in diet
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Yes ,depression is possible in a 13 year old. And the stpoms that you have mentioned are symtpoms of a mood disorder.please consult a psychiatrist for treatment as soon as possible.
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