Family Help & Wellness

Depression Test

Noun When a teen is displaying symptoms associated with depression, such as loss of interest, low energy, sadness, social isolation and substance abuse, a trained mental health professional may use a depression test to confirm their diagnosis. Depression tests will take into account the individual’s behaviors and symptoms, and use the information to decide on

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Destructive Behaviors

Noun Destructive behaviors are the undesirable behavioral patterns that individuals display and that have the potentiality to negatively impact the quality of life he/she leads. When persons display undesirable behaviors, they are being influenced by ongoing issues that are destabilizing their normal psychological balance. The type and severity of destructive...

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Depression Test for Teens

Noun Depression testing for teens is the assessment of a teen’s indicators of symptomology, with an emphasis on those that are likely to detect depression. These symptoms typically include loss of interest in activities, withdrawn nature, impulsivity, academic difficulties, substance abuse, lack of control over anger, and negative issues with authority personnel...

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Depression

Noun Depression is defined as a mood changing disorder that can cause an unending feeling of loss of interest and/or unhappiness. Clinical depression or major depressive disorder changes a person’s feeling, thinking, and behavior. It can cause a large variety of psychological and/or physical problems. An individual with depression will most probably experience...

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Defiance

Noun Defiance is when a person or thing resists conforming to or behaving as what it is expected or asked. A person that confidently resists an opposing force or authority, not minding the consequences or outcomes, is said to be defiant.

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