Young people can get abusive emotionally and sexually. Calling young kids names could really have an effect on them in a major way, it will make them deeply depress, that they will start using drugs just to feel better. Its ashame that drugs is the main source that many young people use to calm their nerves down. However, what are the parents doing, when their child is going through a depressing mood? Sometimes the parents can be the problem, because there are parents out there that are very abusive to their children.
Depression can lead to several thins such as bad grades, wanting to miss school, and lose of interest in anything. The way low self esteem ties in with depression is usually someone who is depressed has a low self esteem. Bullying can actually make a kid start believing what the bully says is true therefore bringing down his self esteem. It is one of the jobs of a bully to lower a child’s self esteem and make a kid feel insignificant. In addition social intimidation can lead to fear among children.
Some of the main causes of teen alcoholism are stress, wanting to belong, and simply that it is an escape. Teenagers today are under an unbelievable amount of stress. Stresses such as school and family are huge problems. School stress could be caused by not being accepted by your peers or getting bad grades. Family stress could come from families being divorced.
Verbal abuse also is damaging to an adolescent's sense of self and could result in feelings of worthlessness. Teenagers who believe their family members don't care about them might question their reason for living. REJECTION Teenagers constantly struggle to fit in with their peers. They often mimic how their friends talk or dress, and they hold their opinions in high regard, so disagreements with friends can be considerably distressing. In addition to friends, teenagers seek the approval and acceptance of the people they date.
Depression is a mental disorder that affects an individuals’ mood and behavior. Depression is mostly common in the teenage society; it causes teens to feel unhappy and hopeless. Depression affects all areas of teen’s lives including home, school performance, and social life. Many teens are quietly suffering from depression due to relationship problems, peer pressure, and self-esteem issues. Relationships in teen lives could have a positive or negative outcome due to the fact that, teens based their whole lives around their relationships.
Media’s Affect on Teens Media in the form of magazines, infomercials, television, and films have a negative effect on teens and the way teens portray their own body images. Pressure to be “picture perfect” like models increases the risk of harmful dieting and medical problems such as bulimia and anorexia. In today’s society, the ideal body image has continued to become thinner and the dieting techniques have become extreme. With thinner models across magazines, television shows, and movies, the average teen can begin to feel insecure and lose self-esteem. According to Webster’s Dictionary anorexia nervosa is defined as an eating disorder, marked by an extreme fear of becoming overweight, that leads to excessive dieting to the point of severe ill health and sometimes death.
They are not satisfied with themselves and don’t feel good about who they are. By bulling verbally, racism, and differentiation, teenagers hurt feelings and emotions of another person. This are also counted as a method of killing spiritually. One can hurt someone psychologically
This is because this is a time when they are developing their identities in such a way that society will accept them. Media has become a problem for the teenage world and is leading to wrong choices. The media plays a large role in how teenagers view themselves by shaping images of what teenagers are supposed to be or do. How they’re supposed to dress, how they’re supposed to act, the media shows them this in simple commercials, television shows, adds, movies, and music. The media does affect teens in a negative way more so than in a positive way.
As a result on this family and society negligence on our youth, many children and teenagers have psychological problems that are expressed in different ways through inappropriate cognitive development and deviant behavior. Adolescence violence has skyrocketed in the US leading to a number of young people involved in criminal process, dead, or in prison because they have expressed a violent learned behavior. The Television industry is a greedy business. In the search for profit, TV outlets designed programming and advertisements targeting specific demographics. Children and teenagers (youth) are more apprehensive to media manipulation and consume in high demands the content that is supplied.
Despite all the negative effects of bullying, there are even far more serious consequences. People who have been bullied sometimes become so upset, scared, or depressed that they see no worth in themselves and no way out of their torment. There have been countless reports over the past few years of students committing suicide because they were bullied. Meanwhile, there are times when victims see no recourse but to seek revenge by serious acts of violence against the bully and instigators. As a result of bullying, people can lose their ability to love and trust, denying them the chance to experience a quality relationship later in their life.