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Certain medical or mental disorders can produce symptoms similar to depression. Before depression is diagnosed, it may be necessary to rule out other causes of the symptoms that your child or teen may be experiencing. These other disorders may be present along with depression. Examples of other conditions that can cause similar symptoms are:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD, MPH - PediatricsKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid A. Brent, MD - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Current as ofDecember 7, 2017
Current as of: December 7, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & David A. Brent, MD - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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