Mental Health Conditions

Depression rates growing among adolescents, particularly girls

December 07, 2016 | Emily Taylor

Research from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published last month in the journal Pediatrics shows an increase of 37 percent in the rate of adolescents reporting clinical depression from 2005-2014. The rate of teenage girls reporting an episode of clinical depression during the previous year increased from 13.1 percent in 2005 to 17.3 percent in 2014.

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