In general, self-esteem increases, depressed feelings decrease.
10-15% of children & adolescents show signs of depression.
Depression: feeling down, being unhappy over an upsetting event
Sometimes expressed in angry, rebellious, acting-out behavior.
Common reasons: Genetic factors, hormonal changes, family interactions, peer & romantic relationships, discipline problems at school, substance use, risk-taking behaviors
Lack self-esteem, feel helpless