13. Problems and resilience

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Unformatted text preview: g Falling in love Rollercoasters Being yourself something you didnt think was possible Watching a sunset Levels of Depression • Depression is an enduring period of sadness: adrenaline junkies loves feeling ways to help people get s ensation but in healthy ways. boredom - feeling t rapped, school is easy o r too hard they get s timulation from drugs and alcohol. Depression Symptoms • • • • • • • • Depressed mood most of the day Lack of pleasure Weight loss or gain Insomnia or oversleeping Slowed motor movements Low energy Worthlessness or guilt Difficulty concentrating • Suicidal ideation • Five or more from the above Suicide: Risk Factors • Depression • Depressed mood: enduring period of sadness without any related symptoms • Family disruption • Major Depressive Disorder: episode includes five or more symptoms during a two-week period and disrupted functioning • Relationship problems outside family • Substance abuse problems • Result of series of difficulties over time suicide increasing more in ethnic groups Suicide Prevention Resources Suicide: Facts • Third most common cause of death ages 15–19 • Americans grades 9 to 12, 24% report thinking of • National Institute of Mental Health (http:// suicide, 3% attempt www.nimh.nih.gov/suicideprevention/sui911.cfm) • Current suicide rate for Americans is four times the rate • National Strategy for Suicide Prevention (http:// in the 1950s www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/suicideprevention/ concerned.asp) • Higher rates in Canada and the U.S. than other countries • About.Com (http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/ • Rates highest among Native American youth suicideprevention/concerned.asp) • Rates are higher in White adolescents and emerging • National Crisis Hotline: 1-800-suicide adults planning, give things away, man didnt want to l eave home, didnt want t o be homeless, was g oing to give his clothes away, serious about it. client instagram - post from other people "if t hey dont share i will k ill myself" puts other people responsible "just want atte...
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