Sunday, February 11, 2007

Do People Still Wear Jockstraps 2010

II. Causes and effects 2.

2. Types and symptoms of depression

Depression is manifested by behavior problems that extend over more than two weeks. These are different from the crisis of adolescence.

Adolescents often become irritable with his parents and his entourage. It can be aggressive, impulsive and has a negative behavior and / or opposition as refusal to attend school.
He loses interest in his leisure activities with friends and bored, he withdraws into himself.
Depression of teenager may be expressed by disinvestment school, frequent absences in court.
Furthermore there may be attempts to run away, concerns morbid risk behavior or suicidal ideation. Moreover
symptoms can be physical: it can lose weight (anorexia) or take (bulimia), complaining of frequent pain (headache, upset stomach ...), become hyperactive or rather inactive and no longer respond to anything. It is also prone to insomnia or hypersomnia nearly every day.

• These symptoms are not accounted for by bereavement, that is to say, after the death of a loved one, the symptoms persist for more than two months.

There unipolar depression and bipolar depression can be distinguished only at relapse. Indeed, throughout his life the subject does unipolar relapse on a slope so that a subject bipolar depressive relapse over a depression or manic episodes or hypomanic. The mania is characterized by a clearly identifiable period of at least a week in which the adolescent is expansive, elated or irritable. During one of these episodes, the individual may start to fidget, talk a lot, sleep less, have an inflation of self-esteem. In addition, the adolescent may feel a leak of his ideas that go too fast, too can get involved in enjoyable activities, but potentially harmful as purchases or sexual disinhibition.

We talk about manic episode when these disorders are accompanied marked disruption of the functioning or requires hospitalization or is accompanied by psychotic features like delusions. A hypomanic episode does not require hospitalization, has no delusions and the operation is not as disturbed.



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