Hypnotic Cures For Depression In Young Children And Teenagers
Depression is a medical
illness caused by chemical imbalances in the brain that make someone
constantly feel sad, aloof, negative, and unmotivated. Depression
can last for weeks, months, or even years. It can result from
stress, traumatic situations, or nothing at all. Depression can
affect people of any age, including teens and children.
Young people frequently
suffer from depressive disorders, which leaves families with lots
of questions such as: why does it happen, and what can they do
for their child? The good news is that depressive disorder is
treatable and some of the best depression therapies come in the
form of Neuro-Linguistic Programming techniques.
In the past, it was
believed that children could not be depressed, but in reality,
depression affects people of all ages. Often, depression in young
people is triggered by events such as a relationship breakup,
illness, a loss in the family, changing schools, or abuse. In
some people, depression has no external cause. Depression is often
genetic, meaning mothers and fathers suffering from depression
are more likely to have offspring who suffer from depression.
There are many different
forms of depression. Most adolescents with depression have a type
of major depression. This form affects a person's ability to enjoy
life and engage in normal activities. Some children and teens
may also have a milder type of depression called Dysthymia, which
is a long-term type of depression with milder symptoms than major
depressive disorder. A rarer but still common type of depression
is manic-depressive disorder (bipolar disorder), which is characterized
by mood swings from extreme happiness to extreme sadness.
Depression can be
a problem for young people because their symptoms may vary slightly
from the symptoms adults typically have, making it harder to identify
and treat. Often, children with depression will not feel sad or
"depressed" as one would expect in adults. Constant
irritability is often one of the biggest signs of depression in
young people. Depression symptoms can be subtle, but may include
constant sadness, difficulty sleeping, exhaustion, and decreased
interest in things they used to love doing.
Young people with
depression may have trouble with schoolwork, have difficulty-making
friends, or have disciplinary issues. The effects are also pronounced
for teens, who may use alcohol and drugs to escape their overwhelming
depression. Depression is not the sufferer's fault, but people
with depression do have the power to seek treatment and learn
how to successfully cope with their depression.
can range from counseling and therapy, to the use of antidepressant
medication. Group therapy can be helpful for teenagers and children
by providing a safe place to share their feelings with others.
Monitored online services such as depression in teenagers chat
rooms can also provide information on depression and serve as
an outlet for depressed teens.
can help teach people how to manage their depression. Trained
therapists can help parents understand what triggers depression.
Family therapy helps educate families on depressive disorders
and what they can do to help their child.
In some cases, antidepressant
medications are prescribed. This is only done under the careful
supervision of a physician who will monitor the child's health
and mental state. Even though people with depression may need
to take antidepressants, these drugs can have undesirable side
effects, especially in young people, who are still developing.
For this reason, counseling, support and understanding from families
and professional therapists, and the use of treatments that help
children learn how to cope with their own depression are considered
to be better for helping children with depression.
(NLP) techniques can be used to treat anxiety, stress, and depression.
They help people develop safe and constructive coping strategies
for dealing with depression.
It works for people of all ages because it is non-invasive, does
not call for the use of any drugs, and is a helpful form of self-help
One NLP technique
used to alleviate depression is
called them NLP Flash. This technique reprograms your unconscious
mind to use the thoughts that create anxiety and depression as
triggers for thoughts that reduce depression instead. It is a
technique that even children and teens can use to help them manage
People with depression
can overcome it. Therapy can help depressed people of all ages
live better. NLP techniques are excellent for helping young people
and their families handle stress and depression. These treatments
can diminish or even eliminate depression in any person.
Alan B. Densky, CH
is a certified hypnotist and NLP Practitioner. Since 1978, he
has helped thousands of clients. He offers CDs for self-hypnosis
depression therapy. Visit his Neuro-VISION
hypnotherapy website for the hypnosis
article repository, or watch his free videos on hypnosis.