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  • 1. PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH!By: Brenden, Bri, Veronica!
  • 2. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE LARGEST CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION?Anxiety-First we must know what anxiety is. Anxiety is a disorder wherepeople constantly worry about bad things happening. Anxiety can bein the form of phobia or paranoia.Effects-Most effects caused by anxiety aren’t from the anxiety itself, butfrom the medication used to cure it. Some of these side effectscould be allergic reactions, depression, and nausea.-though there aren’t many side effects caused by the anxiety, thereare some.
  • 3. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE LARGEST CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION? 2Causes-causes for anxiety can be from internal, mental factors or fromoutside environmental factors.-Environmental:Abuse, work stress, school stress, financial stress, and stress fromdisasters.Mental:-Medicine side effects, mental illness, and lack of oxygen
  • 4. WHAT ARE SOME OF THE LARGEST CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION? 3Depression:Depression is state of mood that has a negative impact on yourthoughts and behavior.Causes:Causes of depression almost always come from outside factors.Some of these are: loss of a loved one, stress, conflict (physical ormental), and addictions.Effects:There arent many effects of depression, but they are all reallysevere. These are: Discouragement, sadness, irritability, stress,anxiety, and the most dangerous; suicide.
  • 5. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF TEEN SUICIDE AND EATING DISORDERS? A teen who develops an eating disorder feels shame, disgust, and anger about their body. They are usually under a lot of stress. There are two main types of eating disorders: anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Both are characterized by excessive concern about ones weight and shape and a negative, distorted body image. Eating disorders are not a fad diet or an experiment to lose weight, but they are serious complex disorders that can take many years to recover from. 67% of the patients with an eating disorder and a history of suicide attempts suffered from depression before the onset of the eating disorder, and only 3% of the patients with an eating disorder and no history of suicide attempts suffered from depression before the onset of the eating disorder.
  • 6. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF TEEN SUICIDE AND EATING DISORDERS? While the cause of suicide is unknown, some common risk factors include: •major psychiatric illness - in particular, mood disorders (e.g., depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia) • substance abuse (primarily alcohol abuse) •family history of suicide •long term difficulties with relationships with friends and family •losing hope or the will to live •significant losses in a persons life, such as the death of a loved one, loss of an important relationship, loss of employment or self-esteem
  • 7. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES AND EFFECTSOF TEEN SUICIDE AND EATINGDISORDERS? Warning signs for suicide- A person who is at risk of committing suicide usually shows signs - whether consciously or unconsciously - that something is wrong. Keep an eye out for: •signs of clinical depression •withdrawal from friends and family •sadness and hopelessness •lack of interest in previous activities, or in what is going on around them •physical changes, such as lack of energy, different sleep patterns, change in weight or appetite •loss of self-esteem, negative comments about self-worth •bringing up death or suicide in discussions or in writing •previous suicide attempts •getting personal affairs in order, such as giving away possessions, or having a pressing interest in personal wills or life
  • 8. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OFEMOTIONAL MOOD SWINGS IN TEENS? Drug Abuse- Teenagers that experiment with drugs and alcohol are most likely to display mood swings. Drugs like marijuana often disrupts mood causing a range of feelings from happiness to depression. Marijuana, cocaine, and ecstasy leads to addiction, which further impacts mood and behavior. Alcohol is also commonly used by teens that may also result in emotional swings. Depression- when a teenager feels irritable and/or hopeless; it may allude into teen depression. Depression is basically magnified mood swings that last over a long period of time. Puberty- Puberty signifies physical and emotional changes. Your hormones change, which magnifies your mood causing mood swings. Traumatizing Events- suicidal thoughts may lead to intensified mood swings. Dramatic family events or problems may also.