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    ninihoo posted:
    I am a single mother to a very angry and depressed 15 year old daughter. Her father has been absent from her life for the past 2 years. She worries me because she is trying to make adult decisions with a child mind. I have taken her to a therapist but now she refuses to go anymore and frankly I am wasting my money if she isn't going to try. She is on Lexapro 20mg daily. Thanks for listening.
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    momuv4girls responded:
    Teenage years can be tough, and especially so if you've got a child who suffers from depression/anxiety.

    Has your daughter had a complete evaluation from an adolescent psychiatrist? What are your thoughts on the Lexapro - is it helping? Does your daughter take it willingly, daily?

    Kindly,
    -Kathleen
     
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    ninihoo replied to momuv4girls's response:
    Yes. She takes the Lexapro everyday and it has helped and her psychiatrist has seen her for almost 2 years. Her biggest factor is that her father wants nothing to do with her even SHE is the one who reaches out to him.
    Thanks,
    Jennifer


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