Depression in late teens linked to high school drop out

In 2015, an estimated three million adolescents aged 12 to 17 in the U S had experienced at least one major depressive episode in the past year

Depression, stress, suicide, tension, mental stress, mental tension, self-harm

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Older teens struggling with depression are more than twice as likely to drop out of high school as peers without that mental illness or those who recovered from a bout

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First Published: Dec 9 2017 | 11:15 PM IST

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