Anxiety In Adolescents

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INTRODUCTION Mental health issues affect many people across the world. The difficulties faced by these people are not new and can be very problematic but awareness has increased over the recent years. Depression and anxiety are the most common types of mental disorders. Many individuals with anxiety also have depression and vice versa. Anxiety and depression have been found to be more prevalent among college students than the general adoloscent population. Depression is a medical state which initially causes disturbance in the mood of an individual: marked by feelings of low self-worth or guilt and a reduced ability to enjoy life. An individual who is suffering from depression experiences many of the symptoms given below: unavoidable feelings…show more content…
Anxiety and depression frequently occur in adolescents, and one often increases the risk of the other over time. Depression is not caused by a single factor; but a number of genetic, physical, environmental, personality factors playing into role. These include: Genetic: Depression and anxiety are more or less sometimes hereditary. Teens who have a close family member, such as parents, sibling or grandparents, who has depression and anxiety are more determined than their peers to this disorder. Yet, there is a very large number of adolescents who develop depression without a family history. Personality: Some individuals may be more at risk of depression because of their personality as sometimes it’s a personality trait to have a tendency to worry a lot, have low self-esteem, sensitive to personal criticism, self-critical and negative. Some try to achieve a certain level of perfection and when it’s not achieved can be highly critical of themselves. Serious medical illness: The stress and worry of coping with a serious illness can lead to depression, especially if you’re dealing with long-term physical illness and chronic…show more content…
The cause of the disorder is not yet evidently established but is thought to be linked to the alteration to light exposure in different seasons. It requires mood disturbances (either swings between depression and mania) introducing and commencing in a particular season. Depression usually starts in winter and curtailing when the season ends is the most ordinary. It's frequently diagnosed after the person has had the almost the same indistinguishable symptoms during winter for a few years. People with SAD are more subjected to experience a draining energy, insomnia or sleeping too much, gain or loss of appetite, gain. etc. This order though is still very
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