Depression In Children
DEPRESSION IN THE CHILD “She remained very seriously thinking the child is not truly a dream horse. And never again to dream. “Antonio Machado. THE CHILD SHOULD LEARN A self-assessment of the past forty years has been deepening over the conditions of the child and found that depressive reactions, more or less transitory, are more often than had been believed until now. From infancy through kindergarten are the crises of the cries, screams, enuresis (involuntary discharge of urine), nail biting, night terrors, among other disorders. From preschool through adolescence, there are many feelings of inferiority and suicidal ideas and fears in general face difficulties and other schools. Milder forms of depression present with malaise, nervousness and fatigue, in the acute, the child is angry all the time or enters into a long silence, has a bad temper, just eat, sleep badly and are apathetic and apathetic, without vitality, without interest, for anything, even for the game and dealing with their closest friends. After seven or eight years and especially in preadolescence and adolescence, school failure, lack of skills very relevant for the subject to feel important and confident, and make friends are often the cause of depression.
When starting a depression on child feels helpless, sad and useless, negative, with almost total inactivity, abandon the usual homework and psychosomatic symptoms such as sweating, dizziness, anxiety, irrational fears … The heated arguments between parents, insults and condemnations against the child and stormy separations, fill the child of fear, sadness and, above all, fear about their own future. Although preteen tends to show less inside their grief and harm, distractions and other activities not mean that there is depression and that it is even deeper. In short, the common denominator of depression child and adolescent in insecurity, fear of the future, lack of self esteem and confidence in itself. It is essential that parents, relatives and other adults who live with the child to clearly show their love and understanding and security given to them, leaving very clear that their support is unconditional. We must be alert to pick up the child at his most brilliant and worthy of praise and let her know you are proud of their efforts and skills.
In this way learn to self-worth. Because, as the poet said: “You have to desenganarte: / by the way you’re going / not going anywhere.” Francisco Arias Solis The first casualty of war is the children. Of Internet Portal for Peace and Freedom and Free Forum.