Haley Kantor

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Haley Kantor

  1. 1.  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.
  2. 2.  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.
  3. 3.  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
  4. 4.  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.
  5. 5.  In both genders, fallowing a major event such as: › Moving › Graduating › Changing jobs › Divorcing › Retiring › Loss of loved one
  6. 6.  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.
  7. 7.  Yes › Someone who is depressed has a 58% chance of becoming obese. › Someone who is obese has a 55% chance of becoming depressed.
  8. 8.  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
  9. 9.  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.
  10. 10.  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.
  11. 11.  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
  12. 12.  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.
  13. 13.  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.
  14. 14.  Auburn has over 24,000 students enrolled.  The colors are orange and blue to support their mascot, the tiger.
  15. 15.  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.
  16. 16.  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
  17. 17.  Citations for pictures: › http://depressionam.com/ › http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k8/veteransDepre ssed › http://topnews.us/content/216793-sight-obesity- depresses-women › http://carterphotodesign.com/auburn-football

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