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Childhood Depression Symptoms & Behaviours

Posted Feb 01 2011 1:01am

Depression is among the commonest psychiatrical/psychosomatic disorders afflicting general energy, moods, emotional/behavioural expression. Depression is prevalently termed as mood disorder. Emotion is what’s felt at any given instant. How one feels over a protracted phase of time is known as mood.

An approximate one from ten kids finds it hard to escape depression symptoms for protracted spans of time. Depression rate is noticeably lesser among kids in the age group of one to six years. The rate is more among older kids in the age band of nine to twelve years of age.

Childhood Behaviour Behaviours & Symptoms
    Weeping, feels gloomy, helplessness or hopelessness. Feels dispirited or insignificant. Lost interests or pleasures in those around or majority of the activity forms. Weariness & energy-sapped almost daily. Ill-tempered, irritability, easy annoyance. Fearfulness, tensed up, anxiousness. Repetitive rebuff by other kids. Plummeting school grades. Incapable of being seated still, fidgety or paces out. Repetitive flare-ups emotionally, shouts or complains. Does not speak to other kids. Repeatedly complains of physical bothers in the absence of any medical reason like headache, stomach pain, arm or leg aches. Major rise or dip in appetites (isn’t because of apposite dieting). Variation in sleep patterns.
Grave & Critical Childhood Depression Symptoms

    Suicide-related thought process, feelings or self-mutilating behaviours.

    Abusing or extended usage of alcohols or some drug. Depression symptoms merged with weird or abnormal behaviourism.
Events that tend to be causal to Childhood Depression symptoms
    Separations, parental divorces or also from close blood relations. Demise of near and dear ones, persons or pets. Moving from a city or also a region and relocating elsewhere. Failures in fields of sport, academics or other area. Injuries or physically-related sickness leading to the child being hospitalized or restrained activities. Lost habitual surrounding, kin or close buddies. Mortification, disgrace, culpability or lost face. Failed to meet up to personal expectation. Repetitively abused physically, emotionally or verbally.
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