Depression In Teens: What They Should Expect During Detox

Many adults tend to think of depression as an adult disorder, but depression can affect teenagers and children as well. Furthermore, depression treatment in teenagers is more complex than adult treatment due to the ongoing development of cognitive, physical and developmental changes during adolescence. Understanding the problem of depression in teens can help focus efforts to cure it. Statistics On Teen Depression According to the US National Library of Medicine, 20 percent of teenagers experience depression. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America characterizes two primary forms of depression affecting teens: major depression and dysthymia. Major depression lasts for a…

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Young Adult Failure to Launch: What Is It and Who’s the Culprit?

In many ways, Zach is a typical 19-year old.  He plays video games with his friends online, chats with girls on social media, and binge eats pizza and junk food.  He also spends the bulk of his day getting high on marijuana and avoiding his mother’s increasingly apprehensive questions about college application deadlines. You see, despite having graduated high school over a year and a half ago, Zach has yet to make any real decisions about his future.  He has very little interest in entertaining his parents’ goal for him to attend college. He often wishes he had extra money…

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