Adolescent Depression and Parent Communication

Dr. Purushothaman
November 28, 2013

Adolescent brain is vulnerable to addiction, or repeating any pleasant event / activity, which releases dopamine, the brain than adults. Thus, a wise father that knows and understands that the likelihood of adolescent experimentation.

Parts of the brain responsible for impulse control, such as the prefrontal cortex is undergoing profound changes during the teen years. Teenagers are not always well equipped to resist the temptations of the new adolescence. Not all cognitive abilities are a mature adolescent brain, which makes it difficult teens always make good decisions.

Sometimes parents' feelings of hurt, it feels as if the teenager does not accept. This behavior may be a natural process, as teens learn to stand on their own and develop confidence in their decisions, the parents may feel a sense of rejection ... parents and sometimes pout or break his feeling, though they are not needed. But even during these hurts the feelings we have achieved for our children. They are a crucial component of development shifts, they are sometimes overwhelmed by the events, feelings change, which is part of their lives. Parents should "be there" - to let them know that they are loved, no matter what. Do not reduce your communication misunderstand the cues continue to "be there" because they need you more than ever.

As diet, sleep behavior may vary from person to person, but what you are looking for, there are significant changes in sleep behavior, that does not make sense. For example, a person who works in shifts of life, it would be the right person to sleep through the night falls on the day. On the contrary, it would be abnormal behavior of the individual to sleep the day away coming off a weekend to relax.

There are many ways in which parents to their children develop healthy communication with. The first begins as young as possible. Even before your child understands the language, to express their feelings, love and security. Be consistent and continue to do so as long as your child grows, thereby strengthening the link between you and your child. However, it has never been easy.

According to the DSM-IV disorders that usually beginning in infancy, childhood, or adolescence: mental retardation, learning disabilities, motor skills disorders, communication disorders, all developmental disorders, attention deficit and hyperactive disorder, conduct and oppositional defiant disorder, eating disorders, tic disorders (Tourette's) problems and eliminate unsuitable stool or urine extract.

Teen depression is very similar to adult depression. Adolescents experiencing feelings of sadness, hopelessness, lack of faith in a happier future. Eating and sleeping patterns may change, suffer from friends and family relationships, school classes and begin to decline. In some cases, depression and life returns to normal. But when depression lingers, the adolescent's life can be changed continuously, so the school failure, substance abuse, and dysfunctional adult way of life.

The best therapists say, is communicating with you and will encourage you to do the same. They will guide you and teachers about how to manage their children's behavior, which will have the greatest likelihood of success.

More than likely, the treatment plan will prompt you to change the way you say what your child says. The treatment plan will be driven by your children the most powerful motivators, so it will promote active cooperation instead of resistance. Using effective communication skills, and programming and the strength of an expert consultant can help you turn your teen from self-defeat and self-actualizing.

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