Arjun Bansal, MD, discusses concerns many parents have about teens and the use of antidepressants. Depression and anxiety are very common in adolescents and many patients consider antidepressants. Are these medications safe for children? Do they cause more problems than they solve? Are they addictive? Learn about medication management, the risks and benefits of antidepressant use and what parents and teens should watch for when trialing new medications.