Depression, Anxiety, And Eating Disorders

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In today’s society, there is a never ending change to standards. One moment one style or trend would be acceptable and the next it would be unacceptable. Thus that is why a lot of young people compare themselves with society’s standards. This strays into a current worldwide issue right now, which is mental illnesses. Mental Illnesses such as anxiety, depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), substance abuse, eating disorders, or ADHD are just the brink of this horrible world of illnesses. The definition of a mental illness is a disorder that affects your mood, thinking, and behaviour. Which is why when we consider and look at what these illnesses are doing to the young minds of this generation, we see that it is quickly devouring…show more content…
Imagine how much different type of mental illnesses there are. Don’t forget that every day, this number is substantially increasing as more young teens are being exposed to the illness in everyday life. One bad experience can lead the person to never try that thing ever again and if it’s a requirement, anxiety appears for that individual. Many people experience anxiety disorder very differently which is why anything can trigger anyone so you have to be mindful of what you say or do. The majority of people experiencing this disorder undergo physical and cognitive symptoms such as higher increase heartbeat rhythms, sweating in multiple areas, and sometimes major bodily function shutdowns resulting in the person to breakdown and in extreme situations to black out. In my experiences with this disorder I experience both symptoms of physical and mentally, my heartbeat definitely increases, sweaty palms occur, and my body temperature would heat up really high. Inside my mind I have anxious thoughts such as I’m such a mess and I’m not in control. I have some friends so go through this every day, as one of my friends suffers a more extreme case in that she faints due to the amount of anxiety and fear that is building up within her. Depression is one of the most
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