Signs of depression in adolescents

Depressed adolescents may need specialized mental health care. Indications for emergency psychiatric care are: 

  • anxiety, anxiety;
  • irritation most of the time, tantrums;
  • complaints of headache, abdominal pain, without obvious somatic ;
  • physical activity;
  • sleep problems, nightmares;
  • loss of interest in things that you previously used
  • breaking ties with friends;
  • weight gain;
  • fear;
  • self-harm;
  • low school performance;
  • destructive behavior;
  • drug abuse, smoking;
  • suicidal thoughts;

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