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Velkommen til vores patientinformation om depression hos børn og unge. Her kan du læse om diagnosen og få gode råd til, hvad du kan gøre.

Børne- og Ungdomspsykiatrisk Afdeling står for behandlingen af depression hos børn og unge i Region Midtjylland.


Om diagnosen

What is depression?


Årsag

Why do some young people get depression?


Symptomer

What are the signs of depression?

There are various signs of depression. The number and nature of the signs of depression experienced varies from person to person. Here is a list of the various signs of depression in young people. These signs are also called symptoms.

Sadness or bad mood

Loss of joy and interests

Less energy

Less self-confidence

Feeling guilty

Difficulty sleeping

Difficulty eating

Thoughts of death or suicide

Difficulty concentrating

Agitation and a slow pace

Pains

Anxiety

Irritation and anger


Hvordan stilles diagnosen?

How do you know if you are deoressed?


Om behandlingen

Psychoeducation

Relief from stress

Psychotherapy

Medication

How do you know if your depression is passing?


Gode råd

Do some of the things that usually make you happy

Know your limits

Get some fresh air and eat healthily

Go to bed and get up at more or less fixed times

Be open with your parents

Keep in touch with your closest friends

Write down the things you need to remember

Something to remember


Mere information

Video om at være ung med depression

Phillip på 22 år fortæller om sine depressioner. Den første fik han da han gik i 9. klasse.

Se flere videoer om depression på www.headmatters.dk 

Denne side er opdateret februar 2018 (version 1.02).

Senest revideret af: Merete Juul Sørensen, overlæge på Børne- og Ungdomspsykiatrisk Afdeling, Aarhus Universitetshospital Psykiatrien

Faglig ansvarlig for denne side: Overlæge Per Hove Thomsen, Børne- og Ungdomspsykiatrisk Afdeling, Aarhus Universitetshospital Psykiatrien