There are many new diseases rising day by day as we proceed towards the new century. Some are because of the rising pollution, while some are because of the rising stress and tension.
Depression is one of them. Everyone is falling prey to it right from little kids to old adults, but teenage boys and girls are the most affected ones. This not just deteriorates their physical health but also their mental health. This will eventually stop them from out performing.
Teenage is the time when you undergo rapid and sudden changes, physically as well mentally. This is the time when you choose the path for your life; a bad choice will lead to a bad life and a good one to a good life. Teen Depression in such a young age will surely lead to the decline in the child’s progress. There are many reasons for depression, and for this problem, there are solutions. The best solution is to provide them with love and care, but sometimes this alone is not enough. If your child or any of your friend stays alone all the time, likes to be lonely and gets irritated and angry at every little thing, then you can be sure that he or she is under some kind of depression. Here is a list of to do things to reduce it in teenage children:
Keep a watch on your kid and find out whether he or she is an alcohol addict or not. If yes, then try to stop it. Alcohol can trigger it. This can be done by paying more attention to the child and giving him or her extra care and affection.
Make your friend or child get involved with everyone around. At first, he or she may get angry and even insult you but stay calm and make him feel comfortable with you. This will definitely reduce it effectively.
Exercise can also help your child reduce stress. It helps manage stress and reduce depression to a great extent.
Allow your child to sleep like a sleeping beauty. Never let them sacrifice their eight hours of sleep for any reason not even studies during the exams
If you are one of those parents, who force their kids to excel in everything, than change your attitude at once. This is one of the major reasons, why teenage kids get depressed. Encourage your child to excel only in his field of interest.
Many of the kids want to dominate other kids by troubling them. This can also be a reason of tension.
Constant failures can also lead to depression. If your child fails, it is your duty to encourage him or her to do well the next time. If he or she is not succeeding, then find out the problem behind it and try to solve it.
Do not let your friend or child study constantly or do anything that can be tiring or boring. If they feel tired then suggest those ways to refresh themselves, either with some music or dance.
Find a counselor in your area and take your child to him or her, mediations can help. Ask your child to stay away from people who are a bad influence in their life.
Before you ask your child to do anything, you should set yourself as the perfect role model. You must first practice the things and then ask your child to do it. This will certainly bring in him, a confidence and trust in you and he will try your suggestions to reduce depression.
Always praise your child before everyone does. This will encourage them and bring them back their confidence. Never insult them before his or her friends. This will surely make a bad impression of you in the child’s mind.
You can even use antidepressants to serve the purpose.
The above tips will surely help reduce teen depression in a teenage child.