Signs
Causes
Help/Treatment
Statistics
True or False
100

What happens to your sleep schedule went you are depressed?

You either sleep more than your used to or you sleep less than your used to.

100

if one parent has depression and the other doesn't is there a chance the child will become depressed?

Yes if one parent is depressed it increases the likelihood of depression for the child.

100

What are the two supports systems that you can have?

external (therapist, teacher) and internal  (mom, dad)

100

until the age of 7 kids are immune from depression

Disproven
100

Suicide is the 2 leading causes of death for 15-24-year-olds.

True

200

What happens to your social interactions when you are depressed?

you become isolated and disinterested in interacting with others.

200

if parents are fighting can the negativity in the household could that spark depression?

Yes kids and teens are affected by household stressesors

200

What is the first step to helping a friend who you think is depressed?

Allow the friend to talk about his/her feelings and let them know you are there for them without judgment.

200

What age is do kids typically get diagnosed with depression at?

14 years old

200

Children can not get depressed

False

300

What is your thought process like when you are depressed?

Shorted attention span or forgetfullness.

300

Is there a gene that causes depression?

No

300

if you are in a place in your life where you can not help your friend with depression or suicide what do you do?

refer them to a counselor, crisis helpline, or a trusted adult and stay with them till they are safe.

300

Most suicides happen in the winter months

most suicides happen in the spring and a noticeable peak on New Year's Day.

300

When you are depressed you can feel lonely and hopeless. 

True


400

What happens to your body when you are depressed?


Can exhibit physical ailments, self-harm, fatigue.

400

Can life stressors cause depression?

with the right type of intensity and frequency, yes and that is dependent on each person.

400

How can you help better understand those who are depressed?

ask the person, or do research.

400

Parents can easily recognize depression in their children and teens because they are so similar to themselves.

False their children and teens are individuals

400

Women are 2x more likely to have depression than men

True

500

What does your overall appearance when you are depressed?


lack of personal hygiene. 

unkept clothing, not shower, not groom like shaving, brushing hair, brushing teeth.


500

Depression is caused by a lack of what chemical?

Serotonin

500

What two combinations can successfully help those with depression?

Medication and therapy

500

Those who live a comfortable life are less likely to get depression.

False. Depression knows no limits everyone is vulnerable to depression

500

If you are depressed you will always be depressed

False

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