Teen depression

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Depression is defined as an illness when the feelings of depression persist and interfere with a child or adolescent’s ability to function. It affects about 55 of children and adolescents at any given moment. Children under stress, who experience loss, or who have attentional, learning, conduct or anxiety disorders are at a higher risk for […]

Adolescent Males Face a Unique Set of Pressures

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Here is an article worth sharing about teen depression of boys. It was written by Ellen Mcgrath. They’re young, they’re often highly visible—and they’re in deep trouble. America’s adolescent boys may look strong as they swagger down the street, but in reality they are the population at highest risk today for all kinds of serious […]

What leads to ADD Depression in Children and Teens?

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Many people are aware of some of the more common characteristics of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). What is not commonly known are the emotional repercussions that this disability can have on a person. Many teens with this disorder suffer from ADD depression; in part, because they cannot control their behavior. Symptoms of one disorder can […]

ADHD and Teenage Depression: EXPLAINED

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Many people are aware of some of the more common characteristics of depression. They include a negative view of self, hopelessness, irritability, and fatigue. Symptoms of this disorder are so prevalent amongst young people that the term “teen angst” was coined and immediately popularized in the media. What is not commonly known about this disorder […]

Break-Down of Behavior Disorders

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Studies are showing that as many as one in five children may have an identifiable mental, emotional or behavior disorder. Although this number is staggering, the good news is that once identified, such disorders are highly treatable. The nine most common behavior disorders in children include anxiety disorder, depression, bi-polar disorder, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning […]

Teenage Depression Behavior

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Most teenagers will not come to you with large problems so it is very important that you know how to recognize depression behavior. In fact, it is very common that they are completely unaware that their feelings are actually linked to depression. With teen depression rates at an all time high it is more important […]

Teen Depression: Everything Parents Must Know

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The sad thing is that of all the teenagers struggling with teen depression, only thirty percent receive any sort of intervention. The other seventy percent simply struggle through the pain of mental illness or emotional turmoil, and as the rate of depression rises, so does the teen suicide rate. The good news is, the National […]