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Depression

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Transcript of Depression

Lexi Anderson
Jecely Manfoste
Jamie Pruden
Laura Thackeray

•About 20 percent of teens will experience teen depression before they reach adulthood. ("Teen Depression Statistics")
Background on Depression
Jecely Manfoste
History of Depression
Historically, children were not considered candidates for depression
Future of Depression
Depression in Teens
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Works Cited
Untreated depression can lead to substance abuse, physical illness, and suicide. (Jackson)
Work Cited:
Present Situation
Works Cited
Major depression effects one in fifty school children
Works Cited
Depression continues to be ignored by the public schools
"Teen Depression Statistics." teenhelp.com. Web. 15 Mar 2013. <http://www.teenhelp.com/teen-depression/depression-statistics.html>
Depression had been viewed as a condition which only effected adults
Views have changed since the 70's where it was thought to be "masks" for behavior (Nanley)
•About 5 percent of teens are suffering from major depression at any one time (Haines)
Lowry, Rachel. "Rejection in teen years can lead to chronic disease later in life." Deseret News [Salt Lake City] 05Nov 2012,n. pag. Web. 18 Mar. 2013.
<http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566067/Rejection-in-teen-years-can-lead-to-chronic-disease-later-in-life.html>.
•As many as 8 percent of teens suffer depression for at least a year at a time, compared to about 5 percent of the general population. ("Teen Depression Statistics")
Depression is the most common mental health disorder in the United States among teens ("Teen Depression Statistics")
Jackson, Emily. "Blood tests could diagnose teen depression, study says." Toronto Star [Canada] 17 Apr 2012,A6. Web.18 Mar. 2013. <http://web.ebscohost.com/src/detail?sid=582961f0-ac62-419c-9b04-1174edc02671@sessionmgr110&vid=20&hid=10&bdata=JnNpdGU9c3JjLWxpdmU=>
Grohol, M. John. "An introduction to Depression." PscyhCentral. 2006. Web. 6 April 2013. <http://psychcentral.com/lib/2006/an-introduction-to-depression/>

Harvey, Simon. "Major Depression." Health Guide. N.p.. Web. 13 March 2013 <http://heath.nytimes.com/health/guides/disease/major-depression/background.html>

Hutchinson, Courtney. "Today's teens More Anxious, Depressed, and Paranoid More than Ever." ABCNews. 10 December 2009. Web. 6 April 2013. <http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodNews/todays-teens-anxious-depressed-paranoid/story?id=9281013>

Mulholland, Ciaran. "Depression." Netdoctor. 31 August 2010. Web. 6 April 2013. <http://network.doctor.co.uk/diseases/facts/depression.htm>

Pelusi, Nando. "Where did depression come from?". Psychology Today. 1 October 2003. Web. 6 April 2013. <http://psychologytoday.com/200310/where-did-depression-come>
"Teenage Depression" http://www.teendepression.org. Web. 1 Apr 2013. <http://www.teendepression.org/info/teenage-depression/>
FUTURE TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION
Certain types blood testing experiments have detected certain chemicals that can be signs of depression in teens. (Lowry)
Targeted rejection in teens can lead to suppressed immune system, which can lead to diabetes, mental illness, heart disease, and some forms of cancer. (Lowry)
Although new forms of treatment are being tested, parents of depressed teens should look for signs of depression in case they need to see a doctor. (Lowry)
New treatment options hope to come from better understanding and research about the chemical reactions inside brain cells. (The Future of Depression)

Depression has two different meanings in the medical world. One meaning is feeling gloomy, and low. Another meaning is dependent on the specific ilness. For example, seasonal affective disorder. (Mulholland)
There are different types of depression that have been diagnosed. Some of them more severe than others. (Simon)
People have looked at depression differently over the years. Recently, there's been a debate on whether or not depression is an illness or whether it is because we have evolved to a point where our body is trying to tell us to change or escape our present situations.
Evolutionary psychology is how the past environment have affected the way our brains function. Therefore, it has affected our brains in a negative way.
When we get upset, there's a reason why. It usually means that our "coping systems need a time out." It was probably easier to take a "time out" back then, but in our day and age, that gets harder and harder. We have busy schedules and a time out just seems like it's out of the question.
Doctors have advised us to recognize the false belief that we hold about ourselves as to help us realize whether or not we do have depression, or if we're just sad and down. (Pelusi)
Study shows that psychological problems among teenagers have been increasing since the 1930s and it might be because of the obsessive need for materialistic things.
Surveys showed that more and more teens are saying that they have some sort of mental illness.
An increase in the number of students saying that they feel isolated and misunderstood have risen since the 1930s and 1940s.
The author stated that as this generation focuses more on themselves, it is also hurting them mentally "on a societal level." (Hutchison)
Franklin, Donald J. "Lets Talk About Depression." Psychology Information Online. Forks Publishing Company, Web. 15 Mar 2013. <http://psychologyinfo.com/depression/teens.htm>.
Jamie Pruden
Jamie Pruden
Nanley, Kathie F. "The Relationship of Self Esteem and Depression." Brains. The Salt Lake Tribune, web. 15 Mar 2013. <http://www.brains.org/depression.htm>.
Swendsen, J. Prevalance of Depression Among U.S. Youth Ages 12-17 (2004-2008). 2004. Chart. http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/nhsda.htmWeb. 7 Apr 2013.
Haines, Cynthia. "Depression Often Starts In Childhood." Web. 14 Mar 2013. <Depression-health-center>. http.//www.webmd.com/depression/features/depression-often-starts-in-childhood.
(Swendsen)
Some ways to prevent adolescent depression include getting lots of sleep, exercise, focusing on positive things daily, and communicating with close ones. Depression is genetic in most cases, making it hard to ignore. And in history, depression can lead to very serious outcomes such as death; making depression a very serious factor in teenage lives.
Vann, Madeline. "Preventing Teenage Depression." Everyday Health. Pat F. Bass lll, 3 May 2010. Web. 7 Apr 2013.
Jamie Pruden
(Vann)
Depression has become a society evil by taking over people's lives, both mentally and physically. Teen depression is getting worse throughout time, because of many causes, such as; bullying, social status, school performance and environmental stress. The history of depression hasn't changed much over time, but now is becoming more relevant in society's eyes.
Jamie Pruden
Depression in youth has gradually changed throughout the years.
Teenage depression is a serious mental illness that affects millions of teenagers in the United States each year. ("Teen Depression Statistics")
Unfortunately only a small portions of teens with depression ever get professional help for their struggles with teenage depression (Haines)
Statistics
Teen depression can affect a teen regardless of gender, social background, income level, race, or school or other achievements (Hutchinson)
Warning Signs
Increased irritability, agitation, anger, or hostility (Hutchinson)
Behavior towards school changes: Skipping school or sleeping class and refusing to turn in their homework or study for tests (Hutchinson)
No longer find enjoyment in activities or hobbies they once did ("Teenage Depression")
General Moodiness ("Teenage Depression")
Frequent physical complaints such as headaches and stomachaches (Haines)
Showing signs of severe weight loss or weight gain (Haines)
Haines, Cynthia. "Depression Often Starts In Childhood." Web. 14 Mar 2013. <Depression-health-center>. http.//www.webmd.com/depression/features/depression-often-starts-in-childhood.
Mulholland, Ciaran. "Depression." Netdoctor. 31 August 2010. Web. 1 Apr 2013. <http://netdoctor.co.uk/diseases/facts/depression.htm>
Hutchinson, Courtney. "Today's teens More Anxious, Depressed, and Paranoid More than Ever." ABCNews. 10 December 2009. Web. 1 Apr 2013. <http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodNews/todays-teens-anxious-depressed-paranoid/story?id=9281013 >
("Teen Depression Statistics")
Lexi Anderson
Lexi Anderson
Lexi Anderson
Lexi Anderson
Depression symptoms are being shown in younger generations and is expected to increase in that age group in the next 20 years. (Teen Depression)
Depression has the fastest rate of increase among young people. (Teen Depression)
"Teen Depression." Depression. 2012. Web. 1 Apr 2013. <http://www.clinical-depression.co.uk/dlp/depression-information/teen-depression/>.
The increasing rate of teen suicide directly correlates with teen depression and 90% of teens that commit suicide have a mental illness, depression being the most common.(Teen Depression)
The Future of Depression Patients
"The Future of Depression." aetna. 08 Sep 2011. Web. 1 Apr 2013. <http://www.intelihealth.com/IH/ihtIH/WSIHW000/8596/35224/363123.html?d=dmtContent>.
Percentage* of U.S. High School Students Reporting Considering, Planning, or Attempting Suicide in the Past 12 Months, by Sex, United States, 2009
National Suicide Statistics at a Glance. 2009. Chart. Center for Disease ControlWeb. 1 Apr 2013. <http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/suicide/statistics/youth_risk.html>.
Spotting Signs of Depression. 2013. Photograph. Sailor SpouseWeb. 1 Apr 2013. <http://www.sailorspouse.com/spotting-signs-of-depression/>.
(Spotting Signs of Depression)
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Laura Thackeray
Laura Thackeray
Conclusion
Depression is a serious mental illness. If anyone you know has signs of depression you should tell an adult so they can receive adequate medical attention.
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