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Survey Notes Link Between Holidays, Teen Depression

A New York University survey says some teenagers may be more susceptible to depression during the holidays. Mental health researchers estimate that nine million children experience significant depression sometime during their teens. The good news is that "talk therapy" can help. NPR's Rachel Jones reports.

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Rachel Jones
Rachel Jones reports on education, social policy, and welfare reform issues at NPR. She has also covered children’s health and development, as well as well as racial disparities in health care.