The basic and major depressive episode of an adult, who now suffers from persistent depression, kicks start at adolescence.
While we recommend Ketamine infusions to adults for their treatment-resistant depression, oftentimes, we totally fail to realize the teenagers’ response towards this new therapy. In other words, just like adults, teenagers may not adequately respond to anti-depressants as well.
Teen Depression – the under-diagnosed Epidemic
When we think of teenagers we think of them as moody and sullen, quite naturally. This is the fundamental reason why depression during adolescence goes unnoticed or undiagnosed.