Most Young Girls With Depression Fail to Receive Treatment

Episodes of depression are more common among teenage girls than among boys, and more common among older teenage girls than younger ones.

An annual average of 1.4 million girls aged 12 to 17 experienced a major past-year depressive episode from 2008 to 2010, according to a “data spotlight” from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  Read Full Article.