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Issues Teens Face in Today's Society

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Sabrena Langford

on 26 February 2014

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Issues Teens Face in Today's Society
Peer Pressure
This struggle for power during childhood can have lasting negative emotional effects.
Bullying is to use superior or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants.
Target may be good at what they do.
Target may be intelligent and creative.
Target has personal vulnerabilities.
Target has few or no friends.
Target has a different sexual orientation.
Target has physical features and attract attention.

Reasons for Bullying
Teens are put in predicaments that they can't get out of because of jealousy. If bullying doesn't stop all this can lead to peer pressure.
Peer Pressure
Peer pressure is apart of human nature--but some teens are more likely to give in, and others are better to resist and stand their ground.
Peer pressure is to influence from members of one's peer group.
Peer Pressure
Since some teens have lack of low self-esteem some teens will........

Do anything to fit in.
To be popular.
To keep their friends.
To be cool.
Reasons for Peer Pressure
Teens are put into peer pressure everyday smoking, drinking,and etc. Teens today get peer pressured so much and they don't like the things that others are telling them to do, they will get tired try to get out of it and it leads to depression.

Suicide is the tenth most common cause of death in the United States. People may consider suicide when they are hopeless and can't see any other solution to their problems.
Suicide is the action of killing oneself intentionally.
There's plenty of reasons why teens try to commit suicide.

They're depressed.
They're psychotic.
They're impulsive.
They're crying for help.
They're desire to die.
They made a mistake.

Reasons for Suicide
Teens take drugs to change something about their lives or they're using it for emotional purposes.
Drugs are a chemical substance that can change how your body and mind work.
Teens usually use drugs for other reasons too as far as....
Feeling good
To stop feeling bad.
To do good in school or work.
Teens use drugs to take away pain or anything their going through. In reality they're probably going through things at home, for example like abuse.

Some teens get abused because either their parents or guardian is jealous of their accomplishments.
Abuse is a bad effect or for a bad purpose.

Some teens get abused for other reason too.

Parents or Guardian jealous of their accomplishments.
To lower the child's self-esteem.
Reasons for Abuse
Teenager every year get abused by their parents and guardians and need help but when they can't get help they start to feel depressed.
Nowadays, teens are so depressed because nothing goes right in their life.
Depression known as major depression is a medical illness that causes a constant feeling of sadness and lack of interest.
Teens are depressed because they don't have the love and secure they may want or really need and it can cause.....

Emotional pain
Physical problems
Reasons for Depression
Teens face problems everyday and they need help to face these problems but if no one can help them it will cause them to commit suicide.
No one want to go through this.
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