Depression and low mood (young people)


In this section you can find out about the experience of depression and low mood in young people by seeing and hearing young people share their personal stories on film. Researchers travelled all around the UK to talk to 39 young people in their own homes. Find out what people said about issues such as bullying, anxiety, getting a diagnosis and impact on family and social life. We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.

If you are visiting from the United States, visit our sister site HealthExperiencesUSA.org, to hear young adults in US talk about depression
You may also be interested in our section on eating disorders section.


This section is based on research by The University of Oxford.

Research Copyright 2019 University of Oxford All rights reserved


Supported by:
Comic Relief

Publication date: October 2009
Last updated: December 2013
Review date: December 2015

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