Anxiety, irritability may be first signs of depression in kids
An early warning sign of depression in teenagers may be anxiety and irritable behavior, says new research from the United Kingdom.
Children show angry, resentful behavior and this is an important clue for parents, teachers and doctors.
Depression is the leading cause of suicide, which is a major cause of death for children and teenagers. If a child is easily annoyed, angry or resentful, or throws temper tantrums, these are signs of the beginning of depression.