A Study of Adolescence Anxiety, Depression and Low Self-esteem

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A Comparison of CBT, Relaxation Training and EMDR: A Study of Adolescence.
Anxiety, depression and low self-esteem have several different causes. Adolescents can develop psychological trauma caused by broken families, bullying by peers, mental, physical and sexual abuse. (Bensley, Van Eenwyk, Spieker, & Schoder, 1999). These things and many more can cause an adolescent to have low self-esteem, which has been known to create emotional problems such as anxiety and depression (Kendall-Tackett, Williams, & Finkelhor, 1993).
It can prove problematic to research large groups of adolescents. Many adolescent problems are not addressed until there are legal issues from environmental issues and/or poor behavior, having developed coping mechanisms
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A Comparison of CBT, Relaxation Training and EMDR: A Study of Adolescence.
Anxiety, depression and low self-esteem have several different causes. Adolescents can develop psychological trauma caused by broken families, bullying by peers, mental, physical and sexual abuse. (Bensley, Van Eenwyk, Spieker, & Schoder, 1999). These things and many more can cause an adolescent to have low self-esteem, which has been known to create emotional problems such as anxiety and depression (Kendall-Tackett, Williams, & Finkelhor, 1993).
It can prove problematic to research large groups of adolescents. Many adolescent problems are not addressed until there are legal issues from environmental issues and/or poor behavior, having developed coping mechanisms that are not healthy, adolescents can be hard to reach in therapy (Steinberg, 2009). If we recognize early warning signs, it may be possible to alter these coping mechanisms and provide them with better tools. Relaxation Training, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are some of the tools used to decrease depression and anxiety and increase self-esteem. Relaxation Training is based on progressive muscle relaxation, a systematic technique for achieving a deep state of relaxation. Dr. Edmund Jacobson developed this technique in 1934. (McCallie, M., Blum, S., Hood, & C. M. Charlaine J., 2006) He discovered that a muscle could be relaxed by first tensing it for a few seconds and then

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