Facts about Teens and Self Esteem

Found on DoSomething there was 11 facts but i have just extracted the two that stood out the most

“Low self-esteem is a thinking disorder in which an individual views him/herself as inadequate, unlovable, and/or incompetent. Once formed, this negative view permeates every thought, producing faulty assumptions and ongoing self-defeating behaviour.”

Source Fredric Neuman M.D

“About 20% of teens will experience depression before they reach adulthood”

Source Therese J. Borchard


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