The Effects Of Cyberbullying On Teens And Teens Essay

1202 Words Nov 16th, 2015 5 Pages
Of the entire teenage population of the United States of America, one in eight are going through life with the added barrier of facing depression (PRNewswire Para 1). Antidepressants are being prescribed to teens all over the world each and every single day (PR Newswire Para 1). Depression is a growing problem throughout the world today. Each day gets worse and worse for some teens. There is more depression experienced for teens than there was ten years ago (Age Para 1). Even though there are many causes for depression in teens today, and it is said to be one of the most prevalent and growing issues in society, there are many ways to prevent it. The causes of depression vary from teen to teen. There are several different issues that could cause a teen to become depressed. Cyberbullying is a huge reason that depression comes about. There was a study done that reported 23% of teens claiming that they had been a victim of a cyberbullying incident. Attempted suicide is a common thing in teens who had been victims of a cyberbully (Ring Para 6). Another major cause of teen depression is issues within their family’s. Parent’s of a teen who fight a lot more than a normal couple could cause their child to have depression because of it (Martin Para 24). Teens that live in families with stepparents and other step members are more likely to feel alone and depressed. It is sometimes said that parents who get married again after a divorce they have their minds so set on their marriage…

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