- Studies: About 2% of children, 8% of teens have major depression on any given day
- Symptoms of depression and anxiety differ between school-age children and teens
- Experts: If a child seems sad or withdrawn for two or three weeks, parents should be concerned
This story was originally published on CNN.com in 2014.
(CNN)When we lose a beloved superstar like Robin Williams to an apparent suicide and learn he had been battling severe depression before his death, it's natural to think about our own loved ones.