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This PDF is made by http://sandiegoteentherapists.com/ focussing on the facts about teen depression which mainly occurs in the teens.The average age of depression starts at the age of 14.

This PDF is made by http://sandiegoteentherapists.com/ focussing on the facts about teen depression which mainly occurs in the teens.The average age of depression starts at the age of 14.

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  • 1. Teen Depression Facts By http://sandiegoteentherapists.com
  • 2. What is depression ?  Depression is a mood disorder.  It is a mental health problem which my sometimes even lead to suicidal thoughts.  The average age of depression is 14.  More than seventy percent improves through teen therapy.  But eighty percent of teens do not receive any therapy regarding their depression.
  • 3. Emotional Changes in Teen depression Due to depression or mental anxiety some emotional changes occur. Some emotional changes are listed below :  Feelings of sadness.  Irritability or frustration or feelings of anger.  Loss of interest or pleasure.  Feelings of worthlessness.  Ongoing sense that life and future are grim and bleak.  Frequent thoughts of death or suicide.
  • 4. Behavioral Changes in Teen depression Due to depression or mental anxiety some behavioral changes occur. Some emotional changes are listed below :  Tiredness or loss of energy.  Sleeping too much.  Use of alcohol or drugs.  Agitation or restlessness.  Slowed thinking, speaking or body movements.  Poor school performance or absence from school.  Self harm such as cutting, burning etc.
  • 5. What’s normal and What’s not in Depression It is difficult to tell the difference between normal and abnormal depression situation. When your teen is depressed talk with your teen. Try to determine whether he or she seems capable of managing challenging feelings or if life seems overwhelming. If depression continues then consult with a therapist. They will help your teen to get rid of depression.
  • 6. When to visit a Therapist ? If your teen is depressed make a appointment with a therapist as early as possible. Depression symptoms will never get better on their own. It needs some therapy. If depression get severe, then the thought of suicide may come in mind. Therefore if you find that depression symptoms are very worse, then visit a therapist as early as possible.
  • 7. Contact Us Give your teen the appropriate teen therapy. We are here to help you : Email us at: info@sandiegoteentherapists.com Visit: http://www.sandiegoteentherapists.com/