Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002699
Title: Impact of stress/depression among adolescents - A survey study
Category: Pharmacology
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    Introduction: Stress and depression are the common thing will happen in humans. However, nowadays, about half of the people, particularly teens, are mostly affected by stress/depression. Not even a single person in this world is without stress. Stress management is just about taking responsibilities and management of our lifestyle, problems, and about how you react to your depression. Nowadays, most of the people are with stress due to many reasons. Due to depression, many of the peoples are gone through a wrong way like they are becoming mentally ill or committing suicide. The suicidal risk and various physiological and biographical factors in teenagers and young adult are already well documented. Hence, the role of stress in the stressful life events has to be specified. The aim of this survey is to know about the methods to overcome the depression, stress/tension by common individuals and to create awareness. Materials and Methods: A survey was conducted among the people of Chennai between the age group of 18–25 years. Sample spaces of 100 people were taken for this survey. A questionnaire was consisted of 15 questions and distributed in the online survey. The survey was conducted to find out mainly if the individuals get stressed in their day-to-day life. Results: About 75% of people experiencing stress in daily life, for the past 3 months and 25% of people mentioning they rarely affect by it. 77% of the people are unable to concentrate on their works and daily life, 61% of the people are feeling fatigued and tired even after having an adequate sleep, and 75% of the participants mentally affect for their cause due to depression. 46% of them used to hear music for relieving from their stress. Conclusion: This survey confirms the educational course, psychological vulnerability has given rise to occurrence of stressful life events. Most of the people who are suffering from stress are likely to overcome by sharing the cause of stress with their friends and family which has also been proved to be a great method to relieve from stress.

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    Mohamed Thamemul Ansari, R. Gayatri Devi*, A. Jothi Priya

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    Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: R. Gayatri Devi, Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Science, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Mohamed Thamemul Ansari, R. Gayatri Devi*, A. Jothi Priya

    Title:Impact of stress/depression among adolescents - A survey study
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Sept [ Special Issue 1 ])
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2593-2596)
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    Methodology: Questionnaire based survey
    Research Materials:Depression, Medical illness

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Depression Medical illness Questionnaire Stress Teens

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