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3.It made me realize that the media only uses these ads to target our weaknesses. Ifwe are gullible and weak enough, we submit to their “idea” of beauty. The truth isthat beauty is subjective. The media aims to disrupt the subjectivity of beauty to doone thing, and that is to sell. They specifically target teenagers and their problems
because people at this point of their lives are most vulnerable to low self-esteems,making them the ideal customers of their products.Portfolio Output No. 13: Research on Anxiety Disorders/Depression1.What are anxiety disorders/depression?Anxiety disorders refer to specific psychiatric disorders that involve extreme fear orworries, and include generalized anxiety. Depression, on the other hand, is acondition in which a person feels discouraged, sad, hopeless, unmotivated, ordisinterested in life.2.Who gets anxiety disorders/depression and how common are they?Anxiety disorders affect both men and women, though they occur more often inwomen because they tend to be more emotional. They are most common in peoplewho have experienced something traumatic way back in their lives and they failed toovercome this fear and anxiety of these experiences happening again.3.Describe some of the symptoms of anxiety disorders/depression.Trouble concentrating, remembering details, and making decisionsFeelings of guilt, worthlessness, and helplessnessAches, pains, headaches, or cramps that won’t go awaySuicidal thoughts or attempts4.List and briefly explain some of the main types of anxietydisorders/depression.Generalized Anxiety Disorderby chronic anxiety, exaggerated worry and tension,even when there is little or nothing to provoke it. Panic Disorderby unexpected and repeated episodes of intense fear.Post-Traumatic Stress Disorderafter exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal inwhich grave physical harm occurred or was threatened.5.What type of treatment is available for people experiencing anxiety disorders/depression?Treatments for anxiety disorders may include medication or therapy; both types havebeen found effective. The decision about treatment is based on your needs andpreferences. Consult a doctor or therapist to get a proper diagnosis and to learn abouttreatment options.6.What other kinds of support can help a person with anxiety disorders/depression recover?The first is to encourage a person to seek help and support from an adult. Anotherone is to spend more time with the person and listen to his or her concerns. Behopeful; help the feel like their life will get better. Stand by them; invite your friendto things that you do. Learn as much as you can about mental illnesses so that you
can better understand what is going on in their minds. Talk to someone about whatis happening. This will help you be a better support person. Lastly, put the person’slife before your friendship. If the person mentions thoughts of suicide, don’t keep it asecret, even if he or she has asked you to.