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The social dynamics of school, puberty, life at home, and many other factors affect the psyche of teens during this time in their life both positively and negatively. Some of these transitions cause emotional instability in the lives of adolescents, spiraling some into depression. When dealing with major depression, antidepressants are often used to help the adolescent cope by creating a feeling of balance. There is debate on adolescents using antidepressants. Stephen Barlas reports in Psychiatric Times that antidepressants are found to cause “possible suicidal ideation and suicide attempts as side effects” (2006).
How would the body dissatisfaction explanation lend to understanding Ellen’s depression? 8. With regard to Ellen’s wish to commit suicide, which of Durkheim’s categories does Ellen belong and why? Treating Ellen 1. Explain how a psychodynamic therapist would treat Ellen for her depression and suicidal tendencies.
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(2009). Schizophrenia, Narrative and Change: Andalusian Care Homes as Novel Sociocultural Context. Cult Med Psychiatry, 33, 163-184. Saavedra’s study takes a look at the changes in the life narratives of people who have been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. The people involved in the study were receiving treatment in care homes located in Andalusia, Spain.
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Reinharz et al., 2000) to be predictors for later depression in adulthood were identified and selected for this study. The contribution of these predictors was assessed after controlling for socio-demographic variables of gender and socioeconomic status (SES). The personality and psychological variables in the study were chosen according to a conceptual framework based on literature from childhood and adolescent research on factors that contribute to later depression. The factors considered were scale of self-reported symptoms on anxiety at age 15, teacher’s rating of childhood neuroticism on the Rutter’s scale, averaged ages of 5, 7, 9, and 11, parent’s rating on childhood neuroticism on the Rutter’s scale, averaged ages of 5, 7, 9, and 11, family adversity, MPQ self-reported score on the construct of achievement, doctor’s diagnosis of emotional reactivity and current employment status. Scores for the self-reported anxiety scale, Rutter's teacher and parent scale on neuroticism, and MPQ achievement scores were continuous variables.
Diagnosing and treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in children Firnley Blouws BED (Psychology) Introduction When we think of Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD), we think of adults. But not everyone who develops the syndrome is an adult. Many are children, school children. Many of those children have already developed PTSD because of life experiences in the home or in their neighborhoods. Dwivedi (2000) asserts that every child and adolescent encounters stressful events at some point in their life which can have a negative impact on them both physically and emotionally.