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  1. Between the ages of 12 and 15, the percentage of girls experiencing depression triples
  2. An average of 1.4 million girls between ages 12 and 17 experienced
  3. Before puberty, boys and girls typically experience depression at the same frequency.
  4. But when puberty begins, girls may experience specific biological and hormonal changes that raise their risk for depression.

If you are suffering from depression please speak to your parents. MonkMed doctors can also provide free counseling advise. Just email [email protected] and a doctor will respond. All consultations are 100% anonymous and your privacy is fully protected.