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Depressed children

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 03 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:286
  1. Claire McKenna (
  1. BMJ Clegg scholar

    Probably the last thing on your mind as a parent is that the rosy-cheeked cherub you have so carefully nurtured may actually have depression. It's not widely known but, as the editorial on p 229 of this week's BMJ explains, children do actually get depressive illnesses and they often go unnoticed and untreated.

    Unsurprisingly, it seems that most websites …

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