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    causes of teen depression

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    This solution offers research about what causes teen depression.

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    Please rate 5/5 for my work. 500 words of notes and research are provided.

    Since the topic is so vast, I encourage you to narrow the scope. Maybe examine gay teens and depression? Native American teens? African American males?

    As you research some physical causes, one article looks at some shocking research about how ADHD medications are linked to increased teen depression. This article is found at:

    Ekaterina, S., David J., M., Carlin J., M., Jeffrey H., N., & Jeffrey M., H. (2010). Childhood Stimulant Treatment and Teen Depression: Is There a Relationship?. Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology, 20(5), 387-393. Retrieved from EBSCOhost.

    It proposes the possibility that "prepubertal treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with stimulant medication might increase risk for later depression. The current longitudinal study investigated whether children with ADHD who were treated with stimulant medication displayed heightened ...

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    This posting helps to brainstorm about the topic and provides some research about how ADHD medications are linked to increased teen depression.

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