OverviewChildren who are depressed may exhibit symptoms differently than adults. For instance, a depressed child may seem bored and unusually irritable.
Update Date 12/20/2014
Updated by: Paul Ballas, DO, Attending Psychiatrist, Friends Hospital, Philadelphia PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.