Archive for December 2018

Risk Factors for Developing Depression

If your child feels sad for weeks on end, find himself low on energy or motivation, or no longer enjoy doing things that used to interest him, he might be experiencing depression. It’s not necessarily about feeling sad. Depression is a mental health condition which can affect a person’s ability to function. Depression is often…

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Types of Depression

Major Depression (Major Depressive Disorder) Major depression is the technical term used by health professionals and researchers to describe the most common type of depression. This type of depression can be described as mild, moderate or severe. Melancholia Melancholia is an older term for depression and is still sometimes used to describe a more severe…

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Teenagers and Tattoo’s

Tattoos and body-piercings can be a way for young people to express their identity. Young people get tattoos and body-piercings for lots of reasons, including: • because they want to be like their peers • as an expression of identity and individuality • as a fashion statement • because they want to rebel against their…

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Families with Disabled Children

Being disabled means not being able to do things that other person of the same age can do, like: • A person who cannot move his legs because of an injury (his legs are paralyzed) is disabled. • A person who cannot hear what the teacher is saying because he has a hearing loss is…

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How Negative Emotions Affects Us?

Any feeling that causes you to be sad and miserable can be described as negative emotions. These emotions may take away your confidence and make you dislike yourself and others. They can all lead to stress and are often seen as emotions to be avoided, ignored, or in other ways disavowed, but they can actually be…

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