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Child Psychiatry

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A 14-year-old boy is brought to the physician because he told his mother he wished he were dead. He has been irritable for the past several weeks, and has been isolating himself in his room, avoiding his friends. He has been complaining of general aches and pains as well. Which of the following statements is true about this disorder?



A It is rare in children.

B Its presentation in children is similar to that in adults.

C Medications are not the treatment of choice.

D Psychotic symptoms are common.

Ans. D Psychotic symptoms are common.

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