Puberty usually causes adolescents to enter depression because of the changes they have to adapt to, which usually gives them stress. Throughout the article, it talks about how understanding the signs, symptoms and common risk factors of depression would be able to assist the parents to find the best care for their adolescents (Moreh and O’Lawrence, 2016). Parent should always be aware of the signs and symptoms of their adolescents. Therefore, parents should have a close relationship with their adolescents, in order to recognize the symptoms and signs. Failing to detect the symptoms and signs of your adolescent may lead them into a major
Teenagers usually go off on saying they will accomplish something that is quite important, but never really think through the process on how they are going to to achieve anything without thinking thoroughly. Meanwhile, parents usually don’t give their teenagers the encouragement they need to handle tasks that may benefit them in the near future. It’s not that they just don’t care enough, it’s because they’re not motivated to be
As mentioned in the previous paragraph, during this stage of development, teenagers begin to spend more time with friends; as a result, they tend to imitate their peers’ behaviors, especially the unhealthy and addictive ones such as drinking, smoking or using drugs for the purpose of self-expression1. School violence is also an indirect consequence of peer pressure. A typical example of this is that when a member of a friend group starts to commit violence, it could lead to the other members joining him in bullying eventually. On the other hand, family plays an important role in eliminating or encouraging their bad behavior, especially parenting styles; therefore, teenagers’ parents should pay great attention to their children at this stage of their lives. Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health shows that the physical presence of parents at home and the family support assist in reducing the possibility of teenagers using drugs2.
During this time individuals experience physical, cognitive, emotional and psychological changes, some of which may be influenced by “cultural factors” (Esman,1990).Much of the elders critics of teens revolves around parents perceived inability to be involved with their children and teach them the right values. It is not just the elderly who question the lack of the values they see in the youth, parents of teenagers share the same concerns . While the publics concerns are perhaps exaggerated, they are not unfounded. Teenagers nowadays are very rude. They do not respect people of older age.
Adolescents socialise a lot to fit in their peer group. Adolescents do not rush to their parents whenever they are upset, worried, or in need of assistance, and they can relate to their peers more than adults. Since peer pressure forces teenagers to behave in a certain way, it reduces their self-confidence. This in turn makes them infer social situations as threatening and causes inferiority complex, aggressive behaviour or social withdrawal. Teens may feel they have “grown up”, but their brains are still developing and they are not mature enough to reason and judge.
Teens have to deal with verbal bullying and cyber bullying as well. Also remember that teenagers are looking more about themselves than their views and what they are thinking. Fortunately, the awareness of a community recognized as young depression and how serious it is, but are stronger than the step that should be disposed to save a life. This problem grows when a parent shows more support and the situation occurs, and the schools can teach a fraction and stressful situations, or even more to simplify a day 's awareness on how to make it more than you know how to do it Eenage depression to be more
When the teen seems not to get past this conflict, they start having depression, which leads to suicidal thoughts. Suicidal thoughts take a time to develop; this doesn’t just happen in a day. They start to feel like they’re aren 't heard or ect., and so they think that suicide is the answer. As a final point, everyone should be aware that suicide is a serious problem that is currently affecting teenagers all over
People perceives teenage fathers as an irresponsible person and that have all that chance to escape on their responsibility as a father since the teenage mothers were the one who bears the child. This perception may result ti several depression that a teenage father may have. Paternal depression is a significant health problem. In fact in a Meta-analysis estimated it impact upon one in ten families (P. JF, Bazemore SD 2010)6. Paternal depression can also cause financial and emotional stressors for the family as well as poor paternal infant engagement (Ramchandi et al.
Parents influence children’s career choices both intentionally and inadvertently. By the time children move into adolescence, they begin seriously considering their futures, often looking to their parents either as role models or for career advice. A parent’s approach to this can either inspire teenagers to explore a diverse set of potential occupations or to stick to a path
The attachment the parent has with their child and how responsive they are tends to show how open children are to new relationships. If the child feels they have a secure base with their caregiver and feel a close sense of attachment they are more positive and open minded when entering into both intimate and ongoing relationships.