From this CPD module you will learn about:
- How depression presents in children and young people
- The way in which the condition is categorised and managed
- Treatment strategies, including how talking therapies differ
- How pharmacists and their staff can support patients and their families
Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.
Depression is not just a condition that affects adults; children and young people may also be struggling, and it is vital that pharmacists and the pharmacy team are able to advise and support this vulnerable patient group.
It is estimated that depression occurs in 1-3% of children and young people. It is more common in older adolescents, particularly teenage girls, but can occur at any age and affect children and young people of all