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Teenage Depression/Suicide

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Taylor Tran

on 6 June 2013

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Teenage Depression/Suicide By: Taylor Tran
Honors English 9
3x Statisctics Symptoms Factors that can cause depression Treatments What is Depression? WORKS CITED - 20-50% of suicide attempts are related to drug or alcohol use
- 90% of suicide victims suffered from a mental illness
- 1 in 5 teens have suicidal thoughts
- 1 in 6 have plans for suicide
- rates tripled in the last 60 years
- 50-75% of suicide victims gave off warning signs beforehand -Changes in sleeping habits, eating habits, activity levels, energy levels, thinking abilities, weight, sleep patterns
- feelings of worthlessness
-intense anxiety
- decreased concentration - environment
- social
- biological
- early time in life
- sexual activities
- peer pressure
- abuse/bullying -psychological therapy
-group sessions
-prescribed medication http://psychcentral.com/news/2009/11/03/study-benefits-of-therapy-for-depression-anxiety/9303.html
http://sg.wsj.net/public/resources/images/PJ-AN152A_SUICI_NS_20080902164428.gif Depression is an alteration in the mood lasting two weeks or more. A teen experiencing depression may seem agitated, moody, irritable, anxious
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