Family Psychology Offices

2210 Line Avenue

Shreveport, Louisiana

Checklist for Childhood Depression

Feelings. Does your child express the following: Behavioral Problems. Is your child:
  • Sadness
  • Emptiness
  • Hopelessness
  • Guilt
  • Worthlessness
  • Not enjoying everyday pleasures
  • Restless
  • Irritable
  • Not wanting to go to school
  • Wanting to be alone most of the time
  • Having difficulty getting along with others
  • Cutting classes or skipping school
  • Dropping out of sports, hobbies or activities
  • Drinking or using drugs
Thinking. Is your child having difficulty: Physical Problems. Does your child complain of:
  • Concentrating
  • Making decisions
  • Completing school work
  • Maintaining grades
  • Headaches
  • Stomachaches
  • Joint or backaches
  • Lack of energy
  • Sleeping problems
  • Weight or appetite changes (gain or loss)
Suicide Risk. Does your child talk or think about:
  • Suicide                                                                                    Back to Home Page
  • Death                                                                                     
  • Other morbid subjects                                                             Back to Checklists