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Young person’s view: Depression

Hear from the perspective of 2 young people who have experienced depression and how it affected them.

In this Step, we meet Jack and Emma – two young people who’ve experienced depression. We’ll hear about how depression affected them. Please watch the clip and try to pick out the main signs and symptoms which they highlight. Please note: For the purposes of the course, these characters are played by actors but based on real case examples.

There are further links to video examples of young people experiencing depression in our ‘See also’ section, found at the bottom of this Step. It’s worth checking this section when working through each Step for any further reading or additional information.

On the next Step you’ll hear the perspective of a parent who is caring for a young person with depression.

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Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People

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