NYSTCE Health Education Exam Prep

Category - Healthy Enviornment

Teenagers often suffer from depression for a variety of reasons. Which of these is not considered to be one of those reasons?
  1. The desire to be independent from one’s parents
  2. Sexual hormone increase
  3. Normal process of maturing
  4. Abnormally high self-esteem
Explanation

Answer: D-Abnormally high self-esteem is not considered to be a reason why teenagers suffer from depression. However, the desire to be independent, hormonal increases and even the normal process of maturing can lead some teenagers to experience depressed mood.

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