Depression And Teen Depression

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Teen Depression Many people have some kind of depression. But teen depression is one of the most common in teens around the world. Some teens may feel sad and lonely and not know why they may feel this way. Having this illness can be very stressful as a teenager. Teens may feel that no one understands them and how they feel. Yes, having depression can be very stressful but the key is learning how to cope with it. Learning how to cope with depression can make life easier knowing that it is not the end of the world. The most important thing to know when learning coping skills is that what works for one may not work for others. The first step understands what teen depression is. According to Google Health, teen depression is a disorder that …show more content…
In teens it can be the normal process of maturing and the stress associated with it. It may also be a reaction to a disturbing event, such as, the death of a friend or relative, a breakup with a boyfriend or girlfriend, and failure at school (Google Health). Teens that have low self-esteem and criticize themselves are likely to have depression. A study shows that teen girls are twice as likely as boys to have depression. Some common risk factors are child abuse, both physical and sexual, chronic illness, family history of depression, poor social skills, stressful life events, particularly loss of a parent to death or divorce, and unstable care giving (Teen-depression …show more content…
Dieing is temporary solution to a problem. Even though the person does not want to get help an adult should find help for that person. Family problems like a loss in your family or arguing with family members can create stress. Also if the person feels bad about his or herself or being put down. This can cause school grades to drop and even dropping out of school. Feeling alone or feeling different from other people. People do not understand the situation the person is in. The causes of depression are high. Teens feel like they can not avoid

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