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Teen Depression a global issue

Teen years are very tough and challenging and this results in growing depression. According to a survey it has been figured out that every one out of five teens are suffering from depression. Teen depression or teenage depression is becoming a serious global health issue. Teen parents are concerned about this problem.
 So in this particular blog, I am going to discuss about teen depression, various causes of teen depression and the role of parents in teen depression. Without wasting too much of your precious time in reading the introduction part it’s better to start the blog.

What exactly Teen Depression is?
Teen depression is a very serious kind of mental disorder. Teen suffering from depression goes through a period of trauma full of negative feelings and complete lack of interest can be noticed almost in every activities which they used to enjoy earlier. This type of situation persists for a long duration of time. Finally, depression reduces the teen’s overall ability to think and work which affects their normal life.
There is nothing to panic regarding these health issues. Teen depression is completely curable. It can be easily cured with the help of proper parenting skills, love, guidance, and medications.

Important reasons which are responsible for teen depression:
There are hundreds of reason are available which are mainly responsible for teen depression. Some of the most important reasons behind depression are written below:
·         Peer pressure from parents and society regarding career.
·         Too much downfall in grades in school.
·         Hormonal changes.
·         Family background.
       Domestic violence

Various signs and symptoms of teen depression:
Suppose an adult is suffering from any type of problem, adults use to go out in search of assistance. While on the other hand teens use to wait for their parents or teacher for their assistance. So we can easily compare the behavior of a teen and a toddler with some basic differences. You can visit this link for more details:
Identifying the signs of depression in a teenager is a quite difficult task. Teens used to suffer from violence, anger, and irritability when they are depressed instead of being sad and quite.

How to identify that teen is suffering from depression?
Teen depression is completely a different thing from mood swings. It takes years for the parents to develop such parenting skills through which parents can differentiate between depression and mood swings. Teen depression is quite different from adult depression. Teens suffering from depression used to suffer from some other mental problems like changes in sleep cycle and self-destruction. Teen suffering from depression is enough to destroy the household peace. First of all, parents should learn to spot how teen depression looks like and after spotting depression which important steps which are to be taken by parents. 

Signs and symptoms of teenage depression: 

·         Looking dejected and hopeless.
·         Having an aggressive attitude.
·         Sudden mood swings.
·         Crying frequently.
·         The downfall in school performance.
·         Lack of interest in every activity.
·         The decrease in concentration level.
·         Trying to avoid public gatherings.
·         Changes in the sleep cycle and food habits.
·         Suicidal thoughts and feelings of unworthiness.


Some important tips which will help parents  to deal with their depressed teen?
 Proper motivation or guidance should be provided to the teenager.
·         Always try to listen to their words instead of shouting at them.
·         Try to understand their feelings and emotions.
·         Keep your teen engage in social activities.
·         Reduce their online activities.
·         Provide them with healthy and nutritious food. 

End words:
After going through the entire blog, I hope you can realize how painful depression is. Then use your parenting skills to identify whether your teen is suffering from depression or not. If you can spot something unusual in your teen. There is nothing to be feel like hopeless.
As a parent, it is your responsibility to pull your teen out of this depressed condition back into normal life. We all know it very well that proper guidance, motivation, love, and care is considered as one of the best remedies in teen depression. Always try to be polite with your teen because they have to suffer a lot.


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