A New Study Finds Lasting Effects of Preschool Depression | Parents News Now

It’s sad enough to consider the fact that very young children can suffer from depression, but a new study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry shows that there’s even more reason to be concerned about the condition.

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis found that “preschool onset depression, a developmentally adapted form of depression arising between ages 3 and 6 … emerged as a robust predictor of major depressive disorder in later childhood.”

 

A New Study Finds Lasting Effects of Preschool Depression | Parents News Now.

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