However, when children become victims of mental instabilities, things may seem to fall into pieces. But it is all about the adhesion and help of the child with good treatment and support. Mental problems in a child can sprout because of several reasons, some of which may be beyond general anticipation. It is a well known fact that mental illnesses are also common in a child.
Some reasons for their mental problems can be easily activated, while it can be difficult to decode others. Here are some of the either prevalent causes that can trigger a mental illness in a child:
Atmospheric Pollution: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is the greatest risk of environmental health, linked to one out of eight total overall death. But when it comes to air pollution, people usually relate it to respiratory problems, such as coughing, wheezing, asthma, etc. A 2016 study of Umeå University in Sweden revealed that there was a close link between polluted air and rising children. mental health problems. In fact, they found that children who remained in highly polluted areas were most likely to take prescribed medications associated with long-term mental problems.
Weather points: Constantly disturbing on weather can cause mental problems, such as phobia and stress. According to Stephen Whiteside, an expert in psychologist and anxiety prevention at the Kids Center of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, being worried due to severe weather conditions. However, some children develop storm phobias that affect their daily lives. He added that it is constantly worried about the weather makes it difficult to concentrate these children in schools. In addition, there have been cases where children regularly check weather forecasts and are afraid to leave home.
Spanking: spanking is considered a common method to discipline a child. However, a 2016 study of the University of Texas in Austin and at the University of Michigan confirmed that spanking could increase the risk of mental health disorders, cognitive impairment, aggression and antisocial behavior among Children. In fact, spanking could cause long-term mental problems that will greatly eclipse behavioral obedience in the short term.
Threatening parents: Parents who scream and threaten their children can trigger depression and other disruptive disorders. A 2010 study by the University of Bowling Green State, Ohio, revealed that verbal hostility can put children more risks to develop mental problems. As Peggy O’Mara, renowned publisher and publisher said: “The way we talk about our children becomes their inner voice.”
Cyberinlying: Physical intimidation definitely causes a negative effect on the spirit of a child. But with more time spent on social media, children now become cyberbullying victims. The Huffington Post’s website states that, since cyberbullying takes place in a virtual space without any physical contact, the agony experienced by a child can be twofold than normal. Since the child is powerless to take action in real time to stop such harassment, he feels more tormented and mentally distressed.