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Introduction

Depressive disorder in pre-adolescents is very rare and difficult to distinguish from the intense emotional reactions and misery that are common in small children. All cases of suspected depressive disorder in pre-adolescents should be referred. This guideline is concerned with depressive disorder in adolescents.

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