Year: 1983 Source: Woman's Day, (June 7 1983), p.66,68-69,72 SIEC No: 19820491

This special report tells how to spot the danger signs of depression & describes treatment. About half the cases of childhood depression go unrecognized or untreated & may result in long-term illness, or suicide. Nine signs of childhood depression are discussed. The 4 depression warning signs according to J. Puig-Antich are: sadness that continues for more than a week; verbal claims of unhappiness; talk about suicide; & refusal to go to school. (GW)