Teens And Teenage Depression

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A problem in relating to depression is that, it is difficult to analyze. It is not like other diseases like pneumonia that can see physical signs that can point to the condition. There are visible signs that are related to depression, but it is not always present or seen immediately. In today’s generation, depression is mainly felt by teenagers. It is important that people, especially who are close to the person who are experiencing depression, should know something about the disorder. Having knowledge about it can help people with depression. Depression is a mood disorder that leads to the damage of the physical and mental functions. Many teenagers have already committed suicide because of the severe depression. But some, at first it will…show more content…
When a teenager keeps on talking about what are the harmful things that may happen to them is one of the symptom. When a teenager is keeping something inside their mind and they are not letting it out, it will be hard for them to forget it. Depression increases the likelihood that individuals will subsequently experience various negative consequences. Being depressed, teenagers can impact negatively on various interpersonal relationships, decreasing to access the positive social support. Many depressed teenagers find that their minds continually return to the same unpleasant thoughts. Experiencing stressful events serves as triggers of the above risk factors, which then leads to an increased probability of becoming depressed. When teenagers experience negative events that happened in their life, they will not easily forget instead they will always think of it because it leaves a mark. If a teenager cannot remove it from their mind, they will tend to use some illegal drugs for them to forget it and may be worst they will commit suicide. Loss in interest in activities that were once enjoyed is also one of the symptoms. The teenagers will have difficulty in sleeping or for others over sleeping that can affect their physical growth. Teenagers are always having no energy to do something…show more content…
Doing things more complicated, the teenagers with depression do not necessarily appear sad, not they are always away from others. Being sad or lonely is the most common symptom of depression. It is usually the first feeling that they would experience, they will change their eating and sleeping habits that they will make themselves fatigue and lack of motivation, feelings of worthlessness, guilt and thought of death and suicide. Teenagers are so depressed that they are too tired to groom themselves. Being careless in their personal appearance is also a sign that a person is experiencing depression. But the personal grooming does occur in some cases. Sometimes occurs only in cases where the person is in a fairly advanced state of depression. The other symptom is when the teenager eats more or eats less than their usual eat. Teenagers lose their appetite because of depression that will lose their weight. The loss of interest in food can be seen in their physical appearance. The lack of interest is often accompanied by a lack of animation and sometimes the tone of their voice is monotonous. The volume of the teenager’s voice is getting lower and lower. Teenagers having depression do not want to gather energy to meet people even if they are told to do so. They will lose their connection in the

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