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LACK OF COHERENCY AND APPLICATIONS OF PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORY AND PSYCHOANALYSIS IN UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT OF DEPRESSION IN YOUNG ADULTS

Author Names : Lakshmi Hariharan
Page No. : 06-12  volume 3 issue 1
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ABSTRACT:

In today’s world of hustle and bustle, people tend to overwork themselves and they give their health the least attention and when they do, they are only worried about fitness and physique. It is extremely unfortunate to realise that even in the 21st century, people’s perception about mental health is biased and they don’t seem to consider it important at all! People are taking mental health for granted and most of the time, mental disorders are mistaken for bad behaviour and temper tantrums. Mental disorders have seen a rise among teenagers lately. With increasing competition and various other issues, teenagers today are facing problems and issues they have never faced before. Depression, anxiety, eating and sleeping disorders, substance abuse and self-mutilating tendencies all of these has seen a rise among the young adult population. Since the theories go so deep into the person’s perception and emotional stamina, it would be one of the most effective solutions to treating depression. The fact that only therapy is used with no chemical drugs to meddle with the metabolism of the body is astounding.

Keywords: Adolescence, Psychodynamics and psychoanalytics, behavioural characteristics.

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