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DepressionAre women more likely to have depression than men? Haley Kantor Reading D 11/10/2010
Introduction Depression- a mood disorder in which feelings of loss, anger, or frustration interfere with everyday life. According to Omer Gillingham’s research, 60% of people who are depressed think about suicide, but only 15% take the next step… making a plan.
What is the most common cause of depression? There is not one main cause of depression, but most frequent causes are: Genetic link Family member in previous generation has experienced depression Dramatic change in life A sudden or unexpected event Traumatized by childhood experiences Abuse, neglect, loss of family member, etc.
What is the most common cause of depression? (cont.) The Toxic Triangle- Depression. Having unpleasant thoughts that affect your mood in a negative way Obesity. Severely over or under eating compared to your normal eating patterns Substance abuse. Excessive and unhealthy use of alcohol or drugs
When in life do most people experience depression? Women are at double the risk of becoming depressed compared to men. 20% vs. 10% Women have a high chance of depression during and after pregnancy Women have a high chance do to higher hormonal levels compared to men.
When in life do most people experience depression? (cont.) In both genders, fallowing a major event such as: Moving Graduating Changing jobs Divorcing Retiring Loss of loved one
How does depression affect a person’s everyday life? Feelings of sorrow and hopelessness Change in usual routine: Excessive sleeping or very little sleep, compared to a person’s normal sleeping patterns Either an extreme craving for food all of the time or complete loss of appetite Loss of interest in activities a person once enjoyed.
Do obesity and depression relate to each other, how? Yes Someone who is depressed has a 58% chance of becoming obese. Someone who is obese has a 55% chance of becoming depressed.
Do obesity and depression relate to each other, how? (cont.) It is proven that people who are depressed eat a significant more amount of chocolate… Someone showing no signs of depression eats 5.4 servings of chocolate a month. Someone showing occasional or minor signs of depression eats 8.4 servings of chocolate a month. Someone showing major depression signs eats 11.8 servings of chocolate a month
What percent of people experience depression? Over 50% of the population in America is likely to have depression (34 million). For adults above the age of 18… 72% of Americans drink alcohol and 66% of those people have a high chance at becoming depressed.
Elementary School Teacher A Teacher is responsible for providing an educational atmosphere where students will result in achieving academic success in one or more of the following subjects: English Reading Mathematics Science Social Studies An average Elementary school Teacher earns $52,200 per year.
Elementary School Teacher (cont.) The growth potential for an Elementary school teacher is promising with a growth rate of 13% In the coming years, there will be 41,240 expected job openings for Elementary school teachers Related careers to Elementary school teachers are: College Professor Foreign language teacher Speech therapist Recreational therapist
High School Career Academics Atholton High School I researched Teacher Academy of Maryland I chose the Teacher Academy of Maryland because… I plan on attending 5 years of College at Auburn University, to graduate with: Teaching Degree Bachelors’ degree Later becoming a kindergarten teacher.
Auburn University- School of Education Auburn University is located in central East Alabama Each year, an enrolled student will pay $37,502. In high school, my grade point average must be above 3.0 and I must earn 30 high school credits if I am going to attend Auburn University. And earn a Teaching license and Bachelors degree.
Auburn University- School of Education Auburn has over 24,000 students enrolled. The colors are orange and blue to support their mascot, the tiger.
Community Service Over the summer of 2010, I frequently volunteered at the Arc. The Arc is a community for people who are mentally challenged. I spend the day playing games, making arts and crafts with the participants, and talking about common interests. I enjoy volunteering at The Arc because watching participants have fun, enjoy activities and interact with one another, makes me happy.
My Job Experience I have worked a variety of jobs in the last few years. Some examples are: Babysitting for friends, neighbors, and family. Front desk at Holiday Inn Waiter at Pizza Hut I have also earned other rewards: Perfect attendance since 6th grade Fastest dribbler in Heat basketball league 2nd place in state Spelling Bee
Citing Citations for pictures: http://depressionam.com/ http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k8/veteransDepressed http://topnews.us/content/216793-sight-obesity-depresses-women http://carterphotodesign.com/auburn-football