Nowadays, we all know this fact that how much competitive this world has become. And with this increasing hustle and bustle of the life then main future of the society, the student class is mostly suffering. According to recent studies, one in five college students suffers from some sort of recurring feelings, and mostly these recurring feelings could e self-loathing and immense sadness.
Although such feelings could be the result of failing to fit into college groups and not making friends or anything else. Plus, we know there are competitions between students so as the comparisons. And such comparisons could not be healthy for the students. And such comparisons could be due to anything. This could be due to physical appearance, social status, financial status, materialistic possessions, and so on. Which makes the situation of mental health worse than ever.
However, the bad part of this, such feelings of depression can lead to suicidal thoughts as well. But nowadays in many colleges and universities, mental health campaigns are being drawn and in such campaigns, the students are recommended to talk to people who are their well-wishers and share their grievances with them. Talking and sharing your feelings or problems are not only ways to unload the burden of your head but they are also a form of self-therapy.
What do students mostly feel in their teenage days?
- Eating disorders
- Obsessive and compulsive disorder
- True Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Social Anxiety disorder (SAD)
- Mood swings
- Mood disturbances
- Mental disturbances
Many times such a suffering group of students may expose themselves to bad habits, mostly addictions. The addiction could be of drinking, smoking, and much more. And such addictive group of such habits is exposed to the world in a very bad way. Giving them too much freedom, which is also scary in this world. Because they could expose themself to hazardous situations. However, one in five college students suffers from some sort of recurring feelings, and mostly these recurring feelings could e self-loathing and immense sadness.
What should you do if you start to notice signs of depression in your friend?
Here are some signs of depression to look for in friends:
- They bunk the classes and no longer attend the classes or social outings.
- They are not enjoying activities once they are loved.
- They are experiencing emotions of extreme anger or sadness over petty things or over a relationship in their life.
- They are often talking more about death or suicide.
- They are reacting to everything in a negative way.