Year: 1979 Source: New York Times Magazine, (January 14 1979), p.30-33 SIEC No: 19851012

A review of childhood studies indicate that one in five children may be suffering from symptoms of depression. The rate of suicide amoung children aged 10-14 has risen 32% since 1968. This article explores forms of depression in children & discusses various techniques for diagnosing & treating depressive disorders in patients of this age group. (NBB)