Depression

Is The Leading Cause of Death In North American Youth

Do Not Ignore Signs and Symptoms

  • Sadness
  • Irritability
  • Unable to experience pleasure
  • Boredom
  • Lack of interest
  • Lack of concentration
  • Sleeping problems
  • Poor Self esteem
  • Anger

Depression Can Lead To...

  • Violence
  • Conflicting Pain on Oneself
  • Substance Abuse
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • SUICIDE

Seek Treatment Now

  • Therapy
  • Medicine
  • Exercise


Possible Causes

  • Stress
  • Family environment
  • Mental Disorder
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Genetics
  • Bullying
  • Peer Pressure
  • Ethnicity



References

Luo, F., Shen, D., & Zhang, S. (2009). Characteristics of anxiety and depression in adolescents. Chinese Journal Of Clinical Psychology, 17(4), 468-470.