Archive for September, 2013

Almost 80,000 Children in the UK Suffering From Depression

According to health experts the number of children suffering from depression is on the rise.
The new NHS guidelines say that children as young as five are showing signs of depression and that almost 80,000 children in the UK are living with the illness.
Experts suggest the factors that lead to this depression in children include cyber bullying, and the break down of the family unit.
The new guidelines suggest children showing signs of depression should be correctly diagnosed and offered more support.
The figures suggest that more than 8,000 children under the age of ten suffer from depression.
Dr Gemma Trainor, a nurse consultant …