Teen Depression Facts
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
Emotional Changes in Teen depression
Due to depression or mental anxiety some emotional
changes occur. Some emotional changes are listed
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
Frequent thoughts of death or suicide.
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.
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
If depression continues then consult with a
therapist. They will help your teen to get rid of
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.
Give your teen the appropriate teen therapy. We are here to help you
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