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Certain medical or mental disorders can produce symptoms
depression. Before depression is diagnosed, it may be
necessary to rule out other causes of the symptoms that your child or teen may
be experiencing. These other disorders may be present along with depression.
Examples of other conditions that can cause similar symptoms are:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid A. Axelson, MD - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & David A. Axelson, MD - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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