Adolescent Depression
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...Adolescent Depression - Case Study Affiliation with more information about affiliation, research grants, conflict of interest and how to contact. Adolescent Depression - Case Study Referral Information: The client is a 14 years old girl who as referred to the student support center by her teachers. She was referred as the teachers were concerned about her increasing absence from school and her falling grades. Her teachers described her as slow, lacking in initiative. Her parents were also worried about her lack of concentration as well as her short attention span. Total Sessions with Client: The client attended 60 minutes of weekly counseling from 12th of June to 28th of August 2011. Prior... ...
Portfolio Assignment "Adolescent Depression"
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...ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION” According to Michael Strober, Ph.D, clinical psychologist and senior consultant to the Pediatric Mood Disorders Program at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, depression in teens is “a serious mental health problem” which isn’t necessarily temporary. He said “Depression can linger for months and a significant number of young people can have a recurrence.” (Tartakovsky) The developmental problem In the Article “Adolescent Depression” the author addresses the problem of depression in teenagers, its causes, symptoms and different ways to test and examine the level of depression and its medication and therapy.(Berger) Summary of the article... of Portfolio Assignment...
Child and adolescent depression
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...depression. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.  Parra, G. R.,  Buckholdt, K. E.,  Olsen, J. P.,  Jobe-Shields, L.,  Davis, G. L., &  Gamble, H. L.  (2011). Targeting family risk factors in the context of treating youth depression: A survey of psychologists. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families.  Stark, K.D., Banneyer, K.N..; Wang, L.A. .; Arora, P. (2012). Child and adolescent depression in the family. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice... Prof’s Family, Youth Depression, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Youth depression is a complex and multifaceted topic, with many interacting parts that make...
Adolescent girls and depression
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...Adolescent girls and their image Adolescence is a period of transition in young boys and girls, from childhood to adulthood. This moment is experienced mostly in the early teenage years and may extend to the late teenage years in both boys and girls. Generally, girls begin their adolescence period earlier than boys do. Late adolescence is mostly a common phenomenon in boys as it becomes persistent in some until the early twenties. It is the time when the teenagers leave behind their childhood behaviors and embrace the adult behaviors. This has not always been an easy task for both the parents and the adolescents themselves. A research carried out by Blyth, Simmons and Carlton-Ford... on the...
Childhood and Depression
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...adolescent years are so formative in his or her intellectual and physical development, the setback created by depression symptoms represents a significant harm to certain young individuals in the population. Childhood and adolescent depression poses a serious problem in the development and maturation of young people. Depression negatively affects growth, performance in school, and relationships with family and friends. There are a number of causes of childhood and adolescent depression, which are directly correlated with symptoms in the research literature on the subject. Researchers propose that although major depression affects anywhere from three to five percent... ?Because a person’s childhood and...
Depression in adolescence
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...Depression in Adolescence One of the most common disorder in the world, among the adolescents is unipolar depressive disorder. This type of disorder is difficult to recognize. In girls, it is noted that unipolar depressive disorder rises after puberty. After a girl becomes a full adolescent, the one year prevalance rate surpasses 4%. This burden is higher in middle-income and low-income nations. Future and present morbidity are associated with depression, which brings to suicides later. Depression risk factors among adolescents are...
Pollacks Spin on Depression in Boys: Some Persuasive Insights
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...Depression in Boys: Some Persuasive Insights In his essay, Why Boys Become Depressed, William F. Pollack confronts the conventional wisdom and suggests rather strongly that psychological causes are also important to understanding adolescent depression in males. He does not criticize the conventional understanding that depression is a product of certain biological conditions, such as imbalances in neurotransmitter levels; quite the contrary, he merely argues that there are psychological factors which affect and interact with the more well-established biological causes. His thesis suggests a broadening of the inquiry into male adolescent depression rather than a refutation of other... Pollack's Spin on...
Teen Depression
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...Adolescent Behavior Letter,27(7), 1-6. Author Horacio Hojman creates an interesting article regarding medication that is used to treat depression in teens and children. The journal article come from the Brown University Child & Adolescent Behavior Letter; Jul2011, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p1-6, 3p. The aim of the article is to focus on the effectiveness of medication that can be used to treat depression in adolescence. The author pays a special focus on the overuse of pharmaceutical drugs versus the underuse of psychiatric evaluative techniques. The author states that he teaches medical students... Hojman, H. . Medication--what role does and should it play in treating children and teens. Brown Child &...
Summary and comment
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...Adolescent Depression: Stressful Interpersonal Contexts and Risk for Recurrence, the Constance Hammen contends that clinical and research issues face significant challenges due to high rates of depression, especially among young adolescent women (Hammen 200). Depression leads to impairment of normal functions and leads to various problems, such as alcohol abuse, behavioural disorders, and school difficulties among others. He also argues that depression could cause maladjustment and recurrent chronic depression and impairment. Since the condition is as a result of circumstances and events that lead to stress in the individual, the author contends that depression should... Summary and Comment In...
A literature review on the increase of depression in adolescents
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...DEPRESSION IN ADOLESCENTS Depression in Adolescents of the of the Depression in Adolescents Literature Review Everyone has bad days but when bad days turn into bad weeks it is time to see a doctor. Adolescent depression is described as "a disorder occurring during the teenage years marked by persistent sadness, discouragement, loss of self worth, and loss of interest in usual activities" (MEDLINE plus Medical Encyclopaedia). Depression in adolescents has often been overlooked since teenagers are considered moody and withdrawn, yet one out of every ten teenagers are diagnosed every day (Hyde and Forsyth, 2002). Also, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, "health care... Running Head:...
Childhood Depression
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...depression can be overwhelming to others, especially when it leads to disruptive behavior in schools and at home. In addition, depression may impair the development stages of children in social interactions and academic work. Care ought to be exercised in the management of childhood depression, in order to avoid misdiagnosis or suicidal thoughts brought about by anti depressants. References Bhatia, S.K. & Bhatia, S.C. (2007). Childhood and Adolescent Depression. Am Fam Physician. 2007 Jan 1; 75(1):73-80. Clarke, J.N. (2011).Childhood Depression and Mass Print Magazines in the USA and Canada: 1963-2008. Child & Family... ?Running head: Depression Childhood Depression Insert Insert Grade Insert 16 June...
PORTFOLIO ASSIGNMENT
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...ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION” According to Michael Strober, Ph.D, clinical psychologist and senior consultant to the Pediatric Mood Disorders Program at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, depression in teens is “a serious mental health problem” which isn’t necessarily temporary. He said “Depression can linger for months and a significant number of young people can have a recurrence.” (Tartakovsky) The developmental problem In the Article “Adolescent Depression” the author addresses the problem of depression in teenagers, its causes, symptoms and different ways to test and examine the level of depression and its medication and therapy.(Berger) Summary of the article... of Portfolio Assignment...
Depression in adolescents
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...depression. Giving time to teenagers may be the most valuable gift that a parent can give, both to those that are developing normally and to those with a high risk factor for, or actually exhibiting, the signs of clinical depression. A complete rejection of the idea that mental disease is somehow shameful should also occur. While great strides have been made in recent years along these lines, much more can be done. There is nothing more shameful about experiencing the disease of depression than there is in having cancer; this fact needs to be drummed into the population over and over again. This is particularly the case with adolescent depression, where... Teen-Depression: the Causes and Treatments of...
Causes of Depression
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...adolescents aged 14-16 years old, depression was associated with family structure. *Based on social determination theory, social relationship, as integral part of social support can potentially lead to depression in it absence. High stress level *Financial matters as commonly the sources of high level of stress can lead to depression. *Relationships have an impact on individual’s mental functioning which made it other remarkable sources of stress. Alcohol or drug abuse *Drugs and alcohol make an individual susceptible to mental... of these is to look forward to social support. In fact, this very basic need is observed from the very beginning on the life of an individual through an infant who...
Qualitative General Depression
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...Depression Qualitative General Depression Introduction Adolescent depression is a serious disorder which is marked by prevalence rate of approximately 5% along with significant rates of relapse and mortality. It is known to affect the youth over-all wellbeing, their interpersonal relationships, academic performance and the family and support systems. A qualitative study was conducted that include a semi structured guided interviews with fifteen adolescents (9 male 6 females). The purpose of our study was to investigate adolescent’s experiences with depression: how depression affected their relationship, their academic performance, their behavior with family members... ? Running head: Qualitative General...
Parental Depression During A Divorce
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...depression and divorce. Several factors contribute towards divorce or separation between the parents. Parental depression is one of the factors that trigger the causes of divorce and ultimately it leaves its adverse effects on the minds and personalities of the minors. Parental Depression and its Effects on Children: Several factors are associated with adolescent depression. These also include highly stressful and depressive life events... Parental Depression During A Divorce Introduction: Parents play a key role in the lives of their children. In civilized societies, the family is considered as the fundamental social unit in which people are bonded with each other in a strong relationship. Anything,...
Psychology and the Treatment of Childhood and Adolescent Mental Disorders
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...adolescent depression. (pp. 323-324). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Retrieved from https://books.google.com.ua/books?id=f9Zkwg2d2J4C&pg=PA323&lpg=PA323&dq=children and adolescents mental health cultural barriers&source=bl&ots=BQi2Y2QF1f&sig=U_jeayYuuYTIUqJPsc7dqKkgGqk&hl=en&sa=X&ei=yRuEVYGwFIOMsgHt-oKwCg&ved=0CF0Q6AEwCQ... Barriers to Treating Childhood and Adolescent Mental Disorders Current estimations reveal that mental health disorders continue to be highly prevalent among children and adolescents today. The following poses significant threats to their physical health and social functioning as far as one’s behavior, thoughts, and perception of self-become subdued...
Depression
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...depression among adolescent girls by examining variation in the influence of genetic and environmental risk factors among 182 prepubertal female, 237 prepubertal male, 314 pubertal female, and 171 pubertal male twin pairs. The patients were from the Virginia Twin Study of Adolescent Behavioral Development. The impact of life events on depression was particularly evident in the adolescent girls. The results clearly indicated that the increased heritability for depression in this group and its life long consistency clearly indicated that that it was largely mediated by genetic factors. The researchers could also perform... Introduction Depression is mainly described for several millennia. The term...
Psychology of Music: Music therapy of depression
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...DEPRESSION CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION The purpose of this literature based study is to explore published methods of music therapy as possible treatment options for depressive and dysphoric symptoms in adolescents with chronic medical conditions. This thesis reviewed literature about current treatments such as verbal therapy and pharmacological options for this population, as well as literature addressing the difficulties that can arise when treating these adolescents. It also attended to varying music therapy treatment options. Recommendations were then made from the results. Adolescents with chronic medical conditions have a higher risk for depressive symptoms than... ? PSYCOLOGY OF MUSIC MUSIC THERAPY OF...
Week 3
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...Adolescent depression has become rampant among teenagers in the present world because of the pressures that they face each day. There are several reasons for adolescent pregnancy including poor grades, feeling of worthlessness, family life, environmental stress, social status among peers and sexual orientation... Week 3 al Affiliation Week 3 Section There are several elements of a successful implementation plan. First, a successful implementation plan will have proper planning. Planning entails ensuring that all project deliverables are included and that the time set for the project is adhered to. A successful plan also includes well defined communication strategies to be used in the project. The time...
Beck Depression Scale
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...depressed adolescent patients (Brent et al., 1997). Subjects for this study were between thirteen and eighteen years old, were living with at least one parent, met the DSM-III-R criteria for major depressive disorder (MDD), and had an initial BDI of thirteen or higher. Subjects attended twelve to sixteen weekly sessions and were randomly assigned to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), systemic family behavior therapy (SBFT), or nondirective supportive therapy (NST). CBT focuses on the ability of the client to change and control negative thoughts and beliefs. In SBFT, the therapist identifies dysfunctional family patterns and works... Assessment is an integral part of the therapy process. Without...
Mental Health- Young Adults and depression
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...Depression disorders are very common among adolescents and young adults. Some studies suggest that about 25 percents of the young adults experience some form of major depressive disorder by the age 24. This is the highest age-related incidence of depression in any age group (Kessler and Walters 1998). Now even though these episodes of major depression can cause significant disability to work, impair social functioning, may increase the chances of substance abuse in these individuals, influence the psychological and social development of the young individual, it is estimated that less than 20 percents of these individuals receive appropriate, high quality treatment (Reinherz et al... ?Some young people...
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) and Community Health Nursing
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...Depression There has been recent research seeking to establish the effectiveness of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Majority of this research submit that the tool is effective and is widely used. A study conducted in 2010 tested the effectiveness of Edinburgh postnatal depression scale in testing for adolescent depression (Anderson, 2010). The sample of the study included one hundred and forty one adolescent participants of Latina, African-American, and Caucasian origin. The study offered that postpartum depression affects up to sixty-nine percent... Postnatal-Depression Care The current paper presents evidence supporting the effectiveness of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. The paper...
Depression
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...adolescence and young adulthood (Wisdom et al, 2007). Although many people across the world take the issue of child abuse, neglect, and depression for granted, it is very prevalent in both industrialized and developing countries. The Child Help organization (2014) suggests child abuse is a major problem in the United States. According to this organization, more than 3 million cases of child abuse occur in the United States. The organization also states that approximately five child abuse cases are reported every minute. Four children out of the reports made per day die from the child abuse. More than 70% of the children dying from child abuse are less than four years old (The Child Help... Depression...
Depression
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...depression and similar disorders in children. Such characteristics may include low income and high rates of conflicts in the family in addition to poverty. Emotional abuse and neglect While stressful life situations lead to depression in adults, children and adolescents also follow suit. In children, childhood emotional abuse and reaction to life stressors may lead to depressive symptoms. An individual’s response to stress determines the outcome. A person’s vulnerability plays a crucial role in this sense. Children who experience childhood abuse are four times more... Depression For many years, the society has viewed depression as an adult problem being the main reason why depression in children is not...
Depression Research Paper
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...adolescent depression. Social Forces NWHRC Health Center, 2005. Depression; Treatment. Richard J. Davidson, Diego Pizzagalli, Jack B. Nitschke, Katherine Putnam, 2002. Depression: Perspectives from Affective Neuroscience; Annual Review of Psychology Ronald C. Kessler, 1997. The Effects of Stressful Life Events on Depression; Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 48... appears here] appears here] appears here] appears here] INTRODUCTION The term depression hasmany meanings. For the neurophysiologist, depression refers to any decrease in the electrophysiological activity of an organ or system; as in "cortical depression." The pharmacologist...
Proposing a Solution
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...Depression is a disorder characterized by sadness or sheer unhappiness (Rey and Birhamer 4). The depressed mood is felt and experienced widely from adolescent years. But what is more depressing here is the fact that depression is difficult to be clearly identified especially to the adolescent people. In life, I believed, sadness is not uncommon. Being unhappy, at one point of one’s life, is perfectly human. Young ones as well those who are feeling young significantly encounter a certain feeling of unhappiness. Adolescent people, however, are more prone to depressed mood rather than the old folks... ?Proposing a Solution for the Problem Encountered by Depressed Young Adults Introduction Young people...
Adolescent Dating
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...Adolescent dating The objective of this paper is to understand the reasons behind adolescents and their dating attitudes; why is it that they begin to look for love and affection in people other than their families when they begin to come of age, and how the same affects their lives. Adolescent age is a transitional part of life where most young children are trying to suppress their curiosity by answering questions regarding the opposite sex (in most cases) and understand the purpose of their physical as well as mental feelings with regard to one another. The various aspects and effects of adolescent dating have been...
Compare and contrast two therapeutic approaches for people suffering from depression
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...adolescents, adults and even the aged. It is the most effective compared to other modes of psychological treatment. It is also used to prevent one from setting back to depression after treatment. It could be used along with depressants even though they work best when used alone. There no risks associated with this mode of treatment (Gilson, 2009). Cognitive therapy has advantages including eased soreness of depression and talks of the feelings of despair that escort depression. It also alters the pessimistic thoughts. This mode also assists the depressed in recognition of life difficulties that are severe and those that are les chronic... COMPARISONS OF THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH...
Adolescent Suicide
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...Adolescent Suicide Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15 to 24 year olds, and the third leading cause of death in 10 to 14 year olds. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): There are 25 attempted suicides to one completed suicide - with the ratio even higher in youth and the strongest risk factors for attempted suicide in youth are depression, substance... ? Adolescent Suicide Even though suicide rates among all generations are growing as time goes on, teenage community seems to be the most problematic one. Teenagers during their developmental stages do not think much about the importance of their lives when some kind of problem occurs to them. Even silly problems will...
Relationship Between Peers and Adolescent.
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...adolescent develop the abuse of substance and alcohol. Child mistreatment has also been proven to be a significant aspect of adolescent drug and substance abuse because the adolescent may feel rejected and resort to the use drugs and alcohol. The adolescent may also feel that the only way to remedy self-anger and depression is using substances and alcohol. Poor parental monitoring is also a significant predictor of adolescent drug and substance abuse. Adolescence, as a sensitive stage of a child’s development, should always be handled and monitored carefully since children try out things considerably due to peer pressure... ? Analysis Paper Adolescence is the development stage that is characterized by an ...
Focus on Primary and Secondary Prevention in Depression
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...adolescents in society suffer from depressive symptoms (Eapen, 2012). It is further estimated that youths who do experience depression have a 70 percent chance of future recurrence within a five year period. Conduct disorders as a potential outcome of youth depression can serve to limit the capability of parents and educators to instil both cognitive lessons and a sense of moral correctness into the child’s ethical framework which poses risks to society. As a result of the consequences to educators, parents and society associated with youth depression, there is more focus on primary and secondary prevention of child depression. Reddy (2009), however, believes that the definitions... Running Head:...
Adolescent pregnancy
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...Adolescent pregnancy affiliation Adolescence pregnancy can be defined as an intended pregnancy during the teenage, usually between 15-19 years. In US, there are more than million girls become pregnant annually, and only 13% of those pregnancies are planned. Teenage pregnancy has been linked to socioeconomic problems that surround the teenagers and the society (Chuang, Santelli, & Soren, 2011). Peer pressure has been blamed to be a major factor that lead several girls to indulge in sexual activities. On several occasions, the teenage girls let their peer friends to influence their decision of playing sex without fully understanding the consequences. The...
Adolescent Suicide
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...ADOLESCENT SUICIDE Introduction Today, the adolescent suicide has assumed epidemic proportion in USA giving rise to the sinister prospect that this nation will be robbed of its youth in the future (Jason, 2011). Death as a result of suicide is the third leading cause of the death of the young population of USA (McIntosh, 2011). The theory suggests that stress leads teenagers to depression and suicidal ideation which is serious distressing thoughts about killing oneself. Suicidal ideation is much more common among adolescents than completed suicide. Where ideation leads depends on four things: guns, parental supervision,...
Research Paper on Adolescents
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...adolescent age as the most crucial period for a person’s developmental process. Adolescent people, due to emotional stress and depression are quite often subjected to severe psychological disorders and behavioral problems. Emotional stress and depression prop up obstacles not only the life of adolescents, it also degenerates the smooth functioning of the families of such adolescents. Researches on adolescent stress and depression require a detailed discussion about the various causes of teenage stress and depression and its implications in social, cultural, political... ?Adolescents Introduction Psychologists have widely accepted that adolescent period is a time of transition from child hood to adulthood ...
The Treatment of Adolescents with Depression
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...depression is the cause of unhappiness and once a person is struck with unhappiness, the phenomenon followers the sufferer everywhere. Indeed, this is a valid point to make as unhappiness is one of the most outstanding symptoms of depression (Gledhill and Hodes, 2011). The writer also associates depression to adolescence. Clearly, adolescents are prone to depression because of the psychological changes they go through. Most of these psychological changes make adolescents want to live outstanding lifestyle and the result of this effort is depression. If the efforts fail to yield results also, the adolescent is bound to be depressed due to the failure... ?Response to Essay In the view point of the...
The changing American Family
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...adolescents and subsequent analysis of remedial recommendations. Adolescent Behavioral Challenges Adolescence has been associated with the onset of depression due to the changes being experienced. Gullotta and Adams (2005) observe a lifetime prevalence of between 15% and 20% among adolescents. This particularly affects girls more than it affects the men (Mendle et al., 2007). These researchers attribute this difference to the puberty hormones that could propagate depressive symptoms manifestation. However, although negative affect has been noted to increase with the increase in estrogen during puberty, Zarret and Eccles (2006) also point at the effect of social factors... ? Major developmental changes...
Article Review on depression
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...Depression in Adolescence – Article Review Depression in Adolescence – Article Review Introduction There is a belief prevailing among professionals as well as laymen that the period of adolescence is beset by stress, severe moodiness, as also with constant preoccupation with the self. However, recent research belies this belief. Many research reports published towards the end of the 1960s reveal that many adolescents negotiate this particular period in their lives without any major psychological problems. In fact most adolescents, irrespective of sex, successfully traverse...
Eating disorder in adolescent
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...adolescence and are much more common to girls and women, where the causes of these disorders are related to psychological and medical issues such as low self esteem, depression, anxiety, trouble coping with emotions and substance abuse. Additionally, eating disorders start by eating less or more than the usual, where the behaviour goes out of control and gets taken over by the person’s life. Smolack and Thompson (32) argue that although the symptoms of eating disorders are known to originate primarily in adolescence, most studies have revealed that these disorders emerge due to lack of solid knowledge on how to eat well and live... Eating Disorders among Adolescents Introduction Eating disorders are...
Adolescent therapy for parent-adolescent crises regarding personal freedom
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...Depression.” Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 28 (3), 343+. Feldman, S. S., and Quatman. T. (1988), "Factors Influencing Age Expectations for Adolescent Autonomy: A Study of Early Adolescents and Parents." Journal of Early Adolescence, 8, 325-43. Flanagan, Constance A., Gallay, Leslie S., Gill, Sukhdeep, Gallay, Erin, and Nti, Naana. (2005). “What does democracy mean? Correlates of Adolescent’s views.” Journal of Adolescent Research, 20 (2), 193-218. Freud A. (1969). "Adolescence as a Developmental Disturbance." in G. Caplan and S. Lebovici (eds.). Adole.scence: Psychological Perspectives. (pp. 8-22). New York... Adolescent Therapy for Parent-Adolescent Crises Regarding Personal Freedom In the study of...
Social Support Applied to Adolescent Mothers
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...Adolescent Mothers Social Support Applied to Adolescent Mothers Introduction and concept Adolescent stage is a transitional stage where a person develops secondary sexual characteristics. The development of an individual at this stage is complex. It is apparent that a combination of complex parenting roles and complexities in adolescent stage can pose developmental outcomes and health risks to adolescent mothers and their young ones. In many cases, the description given to adolescent mothers with a view to their deficits describe them as poor, undereducated, unlikely to secure employment, lack skills for solving problems and emotional development (Black & Ford-Gilboe, 2003... ? Social Support Applied to...
Depression Essay
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...adolescent years through experiences that includes rejection, loss, criticism or series of tragedies (Atkinson, 1990). According to Beck, depressed persons make systematic errors in thinking called cognitive distortions. One distortion is called overgeneralization, wherein a person draws conclusion on the basis of single event. Another is selective abstraction wherein the person focuses more on the insignificant details rather than the significant ones. Next is magnification and minimization wherein the person magnifies small bad events and minimizes major big events. Then we have personalization wherein the person incorrectly assumes responsibility for bad... Depression: Understanding From Within...
Child & Adolescent Development
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...Adolescent Development Bipolar Disorder Introduction The presence of mood disorder formally known as bipolar disorder ingrown up human beings involving severe mood swing from conditions of deep depression to conditions of elation has been recognized. For a long period, this issue has raised a lot of controversies among experts in the field of children’s mental health development. Bipolar disorder constitutes incidents of both major mania and despair. The diagnostic manual relied upon by mental health professionals is based on the identification of bipolar disorder among grown-ups. Points of Disagreement The major controversy on this issue is raised by mental health practitioners... it is...
Risk factors for depression
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...depressed twins and the risk for objectively determined VD in their cotwin” (p. 810). Further, onset of MD in adolescence and early adulthood increased the risk of familial loading for MD. Thus, not only... ? Depression: Evidences of Risk Factors, Signs and Symptoms, and Treatment Methods al Affiliation Depression is a common andpotentially dangerous condition, especially when not given immediate attention. It could affect any individual regardless of age, education, et cetera, depending on the risk factors that he or she possesses for depression. Certain risk factors like low socio-economic status, work-related psychosocial stressors, genetic predispositions, gender, negative life experiences, and other ...
Overview for adolescent bullying
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...depression, loneliness, unhappiness, and low self-esteem, physical and mental symptoms (Morrison, 2002). Bullying has overtime gained topicality among both adolescent and adult interactions with advancement... ? Overview for adolescent bullying \ Bullying among school-aged youth is increasingly highlighted as a significant challenge impacting on the well-being and social functioning of young people. Although, to a certain amount the conflict and harassment is characteristic of youth peer relations, bullying embodies a potentially more severe threat to health youth development. Whereas much of the attention on bullying pursue comprehending the impact of bullying on victims, it is essential to examine the...
Promoting Health in the Community
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...depression in the country, causes, risk factors, and prevention in the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels will be discussed to include strategies to overcome some barriers. Causes of depression Depression is caused by various factors. One is the cumulative negative life experiences such as violence, chronic poverty, divorce, and death (Burns, Andrews, & Szabo, 2002). In the same study, adversities experienced by individuals specifically in adolescents during their teen age years are identified as another cause... ?Running head: Promoting health in the community Promoting Health in the Community Submission) Promoting Health in the Community Introduction Depression is one of the most common mental...
Adolescent Psychological Behavior
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...depressed or unhappy with something else within their life. I have seen girls get into trouble with the law but the frequency is less than with boys” (L.Lozano, personal communication, August 2011). Literature review on the topic The adolescence stage is a very distinct stage in a person’s development. Original... ?Adolescent Psychological Behavior (Your specialization or program) and number of the (This quarter and year at Capella) (Your e-mail address) (Your instructor's name) Adolescent Psychosocial Development Introduction Every human being goes through various stages in his development. These stages of development all impact on the development milestones for each patient. The human needs for...
Maternal Depression
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...depression or anxiety (Gurian, 2003). As an adolescent Purrl was at a heightened risk of developing major depression, as well as anxiety... [poem/song etc re. maternal depression: read it out, have a picture on ohp] Hi, my is My topic reviews research on attachment effects of maternal depression and the relationships with their child. I have taken a developmental approach to the topic, as it incorporates the bio-psycho-social model. First I will outline what major depression is, and then focus on its etiology for maternal depression. Second, I will review pertinent theories and studies of attachment and its classifications. Next, I will detail the socio-emotional development of a child (Purrl), whos...
Adolescent
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...adolescent, boys and girls experience key developmental changes in terms of physical, psychological, cognitive, social, and emotional aspects. This paper will address changes in respect to the above five aspects, which occur in a 14-year-old female that can be considered as deviations from normal development. The paper will also address some of the areas that a person working with an elderly person should consider. Moreover, the paper will elaborate why these areas can be considered as key issues while working with elderly persons. Lastly, the paper will address alarming issues about a situation whereby a parent neglects a girl aged two years. More specifically, the paper... at the age of...
Acne:effects on adolescent development
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...adolescents include “anxiety, depression, social withdrawal, decreased self-esteem, reduced self-confidence, poor body image, embarrassment, anger, preoccupied with thoughts about acne, frustration, and higher rate of unemployment” (Dunn et al, 2011). According to an article by Dunn et al (2011), acne is usually a common problem that affects about 85% of adolescents. Despite the adolescence stage been a time to develop physically, emotionally and socially, acne may hinder some part of a teenager’s social life due to its effects. This may be caused by its effects... ?Running head: ACNE: EFFECTS ON ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT Acne: effects on adolescent development Insert Insert Insert Name 11 April 2011 Acne:...
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