Depressive Illness in Children—a Review

  • Rose Chacko
  • Published 1980 in Indian journal of psychiatry


True or pure depressions as seen in adult are very rare in children. However, recently, there have been many reports from various psychiatric clinics about childhood depressions and it has been more or less accepted as a clinical entity though not yet included in official classification. Historically sadness or despondency in children was recognised in the… (More)