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      • What is shaken baby syndrome?
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      • What is the prognosis for shaken baby syndrome?
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    • Depression in Children Childhood depression can interfere with social activities, interests, schoolwork and family life. Symptoms and signs include...learn more »
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      • What is childhood depression?
      • What are the types of depression in children?
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      • How is depression in children diagnosed?
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      • Can depression in children be prevented?
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    • Depression Depression is a mental illness that affects 19 million Americans annually. Causes are genetic, environmental, and biological....learn more »
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      • Symptoms and Signs of Depression
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      • Other Therapy for Depression
      • Alternative Treatments, Complementary Therapies, and Electroconvulsive Therapy
      • Follow-up
      • Depression Prevention
      • Depression Prognosis
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    • Stress Everyone is familiar with stress. We experience it in varying forms and degrees every day. In small doses, stress can actually be...learn more »
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      • Stress Symptoms
      • When to Seek Medical Care for Stress
      • Stress Diagnosis
      • Stress Treatment
      • Self-Care at Home
      • Medical Treatment
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      • Stress Prevention
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    • Pregnancy Pregnancy occurs when an egg is fertilized by a sperm, grows inside a woman's uterus (womb), and develops into a baby. In humans,...learn more »
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