Suicide - A concern among adolescents! by Aqsa Khatib

Suicide is one of the increasing concern among teenagers. Adolescence is a transition phase from childhood to adulthood with great hormonal changes. The need of affiliation and building self-identity can be a big deal for teenagers.

Adolescent face many psychological difficulties during this period and to all the more serious are adolescent depression and suicide. No one is immune to periods of sadness and bad moods .The end of a relationship failure at an important task, the death of loved ones all may produce profound feelings of sadness, loss and grief. In situations such as these, depression is a fairly typical reaction.