People surrounding a depressed person have a huge influence on how the victim could cope up with the situation, some people tend to have high expectations and sometimes they would pressure the victim, which can make the victim even more depressed. Though, depression can also be the effect of puberty, such as hormonal changes and such. Peer pressure and parents/teachers forcing the teen to have higher grades causes stress in general and adds up to cause depression. Having a rough or traumatic childhood can also cause depression, such as physical and verbal abuse from a parent or someone close to the victim. Depressed teens feel like they 're lonely and no one understands them.
Some teenagers who are alcoholic drinkers are from broken family. Therefore, children with divorced parents may increase depression symptoms. Children of divorce have difficulties in trusting other people utmost. They feel that relationships do not last longer as they experience the separation of their parents. So, in future, this can result in having a hardship in building intimate relationships.
Questioning the Incomprehensible Mental illness is defined as health conditions involving changes in thinking, emotion or behavior (or a combination of these) (American Psychiatric Association). There are different types of depression and they effect people differently also. With major depression working, sleeping, eating and spending time with friends and family becomes difficult to do because there is the constant feeling of hopelessness. Seeing that I have family and friends who suffer from depression, I wanted to learn more and see why people who are depressed think the way they do, what goes on inside their head to make them feel hopeless and if medication is the only way to help deal with depression even though for some people medicine doesn’t fully help them. What is the science behind depression and what makes a person’s brain chemistry without depression different from someone who suffer with depression?
Introduction: Many people have been in situations where they have been sad or depressed, today we can say that depression is an illness or disorder that affects an individuals ' mind and body. Moments of depression can be a normal coping mechanism during life struggles, a normal response to loss, or a damaged self-esteem. When feelings of intense sadness including feelings of helpless, hopeless and worthiness last for a substantial amount of days, it can keep one from functioning normally. Depression may be something more than sadness. It can very well be clinical depression which is a treatable medical condition.
The best way for parents to do that is to know who their children are getting involved with, because a lot of the times when children are getting involved with drugs, they are often pressured by their peers which usually include their friends. Another possible reason why children would resort to drugs is because of depression which commonly is due to bullying, especially in the case of teenagers. Drugs causes people to age faster, great unrepairable damage to the brain cells which can cause loss of memories and a decreasing rate in the intelligence level of an individual. They can cause a person to have suicidal thoughts which can lead to potential suicide. Drugs can also cause depression, loss of respect, loss of reputation and can be a great problem for one’s financial life.
One of the main causes of memory loss in adolescents is depression and stress. To first understand how someone can develop memory loss from being depressed or stressed they must understand what these conditions consist of. “Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.“ (Depression, 2015, July 22). Depression has many side effects that interfere with the ability to work, sleep, eat,
Seeking help cold save their life beside someone could talk to them and help them with what’s going on to make the teen about their problems they are having. When a teen hints around, they want someone to pick up on what they say and offer to talk to them about it. They just want someone to be their through the hard times they are going through. Prokop says, “Withdrawing or feeling isolated” (1) is a symptom of teen suicide. Teens often isolate themselves so no one will pick up everything that’s wrong with the teen or sometimes they want them to pick up what’s going on.
DEPRESSTION AND INSOMNIA IN YOUTH INTRODUCTION Depression and insomnia is something that was not very common particular in youth 2 or 3 decades back but as the current scenario stands these factors are effecting the youth of the country as well as well as the entire youth population around the world. These two factors cannot be neglected as they are affecting the lifestyle, behavior, and future of youths. First let u see basically these two term means and what is its pathogenesis that is how it upon the body. The persistent feeling of sadness or loss of interest that characterizes major depression can lead to a range of emotional and physical conditions. These include inability to sleep or concentrate on tasks.
Teen Depression Awareness Depression The Mayo Clinic states that, “Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities. It affects how a teenager thinks, feels and behaves, and it can cause emotional, functional and physical problems” (Mayo Clinic). Society is fortunate enough that today’s society has grown more aware of teen depression and focuses not only on teen’s individual problems, but the crippling depression that result from those underlying issues. The signs of depression started way back in ancient Mesopotamian texts. They first called it “melancholia”.
However, symptoms in the teens may manifest in the different ways then they do in the adults. This is due to the different social and developmental challenges faced by the people. Depression is associated with higher level of stress, anxiety and in the worst possible scenarios suicides. It can also affect a people’s personal, school/college work, social and family life; which can lead to social isolation and other