What are the Signs of Depression?

The signs of depression look different in adults and children. In adults, the most common symptoms include feelings of sadness, loneliness or feeling overwhelmed for long periods of time.

In children, signs of depression can include:

  • Anger
  • Grumpy or irritable mood
  • Restlessness or agitation
  • Low energy or self-esteem
  • Trouble concentrating or making decisions
  • Changes in appetite or sleep
  • Headaches, backaches or stomachaches

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