Teen depression project

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Teen depression project

  1. 1. Teen Depression<br />
  2. 2. Symptoms<br />Sadness or hopelessness<br />Irritability, anger, or hostility <br />Tearfulness or frequent crying<br />With Loss of interest in activities <br />withdrawal from friends and family<br />Changes in eating and sleeping habits<br />
  3. 3. Symptoms<br />Restlessness and agitation<br />Feelings of worthlessness and guilt<br />Lack of enthusiasm and motivation<br />Fatigue or lack of energy<br />Difficulty concentrating<br />Thoughts of death or suicide<br />
  4. 4. Difference Between Adult and Teen Depression.<br />Teen Depression is very different then an adult as the following.<br />
  5. 5. When Depressed<br />Teens are irritable rather then sadness they are easily frustrated and angry. There prone to outburst.<br />Teens may complain of physical pain such as headaches and stomachaches.<br />
  6. 6. When Depressed<br />While depressed teens become extremely vulnerable to criticism, rejection and failure. <br />Teens are more likely to isolate themselves from others may keep up with some friendships but isolate from many. <br />
  7. 7. Effects of teen depression <br />Problems at school, bad attendance and failing grades.<br />Running away from home, this is a sign for a call for help.<br />Low self esteem.<br />Eating disorders while depressed you usual don’t have a appetite. <br />
  8. 8. Effects of teen depression <br />Self injury<br />Reckless and violence behavior.<br />Internet addiction makes them more isolated.<br />
  9. 9. Untreated Depression could lead to….<br />Suicide attempts or suicide. <br />Depressed teens often think of suicide or wish to die.<br />Drug addiction, which is a way to numb the pain.<br />
  10. 10. Helping a depressed teenager <br />Take action right away. Depression is very damaging when left untreated, so don’t wait and hope that the symptoms will go away. Even if you’re unsure that depression is the issue, the troublesome behaviors and emotions you’re seeing in your teenager are signs of a problem. Whether or not that problem turns out to be depression, it still needs to be addressed - the sooner the better.<br />
  11. 11. Talk to your teen<br />It may be hard to talk with your teen during there depression but always make the attempt, seek professional help such as counseling and therapy. It helps a great deal when a depressed victim releases there emotions crying is a good sign.<br />

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