Adolescent Depression: Stress Affects Everyone in the House, Even Kids! by Ayana Rose

Mental Health
6 years ago

Adolescent Depression: Stress Affects Everyone in the House, Even Kids!

Kids' and teens' depression is real, and its major contributor is low tolerance to stress. Stress creates a strong demand on the nervous system, which greatly affects the general outlook of a person when it comes to different things. When stress becomes unmanageable in young people, it can result in a deep-set depression. 

On the outside, depression in teens and kids can result in acting out behaviors and irritability, which can cause a nervous breakdown. Make sure your kids have a healthy outlet with sports, social gatherings, hobbies, events, etc., to try and minimize the impact of stress.

How do you handle stress in your household?

Ann Marie Patitucci
Thanks for this, Ayana Rose . I have a pre-teen in my house and we're all learning to help him manage stress.

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