Shannon Philpott

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching

Genetic Factors of Depression in Children

Screen shot 2013-02-27 at 6.46.06 PMPublished February 2013: Mom.Me

Genetic Factors of Depression in Children
What role does family play?

Article Excerpt:

At times, the onset of depression in children is obvious. Your child may become withdrawn, irritable or even show a lack of interest in his favorite activities. Other times, signs of depression can be subtle, such as changes in appetite or sleeping habits. Depression is a serious illness that many researchers credit partially to family and genetic factors.

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– Shannon Philpott

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