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  • Sadness Of Depressive Illness
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    I BIBLIOGRAPHY Silverstein, H. (1990). Teenage Depression. New York: Franklin Watts, 127 pg.'s Herma Silverstein wrote Teenage Depression and it was push lished in 1980 by Franklin Watts company. The book was copyrighted in 1990. The book contains 127 pages. II INFORMATION ABOUT THE AUTHOR Herma Silverstein has spent over ten years writing, teaching and lecturing around the world. She alone authored eight books and numerous articles in magazines in the interest of young readers such as Teen Guid...
  • Destructive Potential Of Serious Teenage Depression
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    Teenage depression is a growing problem in today's society and is often a major contributing factor for a multitude of adolescent problems. The statistics about teenage runaways, alcoholism, drug problems, pregnancy, eating disorders, and suicide are alarming. Even more startling are the individual stories behind these statistics because the young people involved come from all communities, all economic levels, and all home situations-anyone's family. The common link is often depression. For the ...
  • Depressed Teenagers
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    Teenage Years People who are nostalgic about childhood, were obviously never children. Few people can remember the truth about adolescence. Their minds "censor" their memories; and have them believe that being a teenager was was one big party, free of cares and responsibilities. Well let me say this, you couldnt be more wrong if you had a lobotomy. There aren't that many adults around who realise what adolescence was really like. The anguish, the fear, the anxiety, the stress. People don't remem...
  • Depressed The Teenager
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    Depression has become a big issue among the adolescent world these days. It is something that is overlooked much of the time, and is often even hidden by other things. The suicide rate for teenagers has increased more than 200% over the last decade. Recent studies have shown that more than 20% of adolescents in the general population have emotional problems and 30% of adolescents attending psychiatric sessions suffer from depression. Maurice Blackman MB, FRCPC says that, "The majority of teenage...
  • Teenage Depression In Teenagers
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    Teenage Depression Depression in Teenagers, August 2000 I. Clinical depression is a serious illness that can affect anybody, including teenagers. It can affect your thoughts, feelings, behavior, and overall health. A recent child psychologist quoted; 'It (depressions) not a fleeting sadness but a pervasive and relentless sense of despair. A lack of interest in life accompanied by weight loss, loss of appetite, feelings of uselessness, and sleep disturbance are some of the more common symptoms. P...
  • Children And Adolescents For Depression
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    Depression in Children and Adolescents What is depression? Depression is the most common mental disorder, not only for adults, but for children and teenagers as well. The DSM-IV classifies depression as a mood disorder. It states that an individual has suffered a "major depressive episode" if certain symptoms persist for at least two weeks, including a loss of enjoyment in previously pleasurable activities, a sad or irritable mood, a significant change in weight or appetite, problems sleeping or...
  • Teenage Smokers
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    Clearing the Smoke Smoking has been an increasing trend among youth in America. This problem has been heavily stressed in the media and society. The major risks that usually surround smoking are strictly health risks. All of the warnings from the Surgeon General on the cigarette packages warn us of the health risks such as lung disease, cancer or problems with pregnancy and so on. However, they always fail to mention the other risks such as decreased productivity in the workplace or a higher ris...
  • Depression For Teenagers
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    Abstract Teenage depression is a very serious issue in our world today. Many adolescents are unaware of what causes depression, how to recognize it, and how it can be treated. Teenage Depression No one cares. Does anyone notice me? I don't fit in. Here I sit alone again! What will I do with my life? These are thoughts that go through every adolescents mind. But for some adolescents these thoughts don't go away with time and depression may set in. For many adolescents they do not understand what ...
  • Destructive Potential Of Serious Teenage Depression
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    Teenage depression is a growing problem in today's society and is often a major contributing factor for a multitude of adolescent problems. The statistics about teenage runaways, alcoholism, drug problems, pregnancy, eating disorders, and suicide are alarming. Even more startling are the individual stories behind these statistics because the young people involved come from all communities, all economic levels, and all home situations-anyone's family. The common link is often depression. For the ...

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