Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Teen depression: how can you tell if your moody teenager is a typical teenager - or has a more serious problem?


By Nadine Peacock

My daughter Emma was a happy, sociable child. Always surrounded by friends, she loved acting, was very sporty and regularly played chess. But when she was about 13, something changed. She became moody and irritable, and so volatile she would fly off the handle over nothing at all.