With these 10 signs, identify stress in adolescents

Behavioral changes in adolescents can be heard as a ringing tone and give birth to stress in an adolescent. Adolescents may be at increased risk of mental illness, educational problems, and physical health without adequate support. Therefore, attention to emotional warning signs in adolescents can be of particular importance. Your intervention as soon as possible is better than the irreparable consequences of the future.

Paying attention to these 10 signs will tell you that your child is under stress.

1- Headache and obesity
Stress often ends up interrupting body organs and endangering physical health problems. Frequent headaches, stomach ailments, and other social concerns can be signs of stress.

Sleep problems
Sleep or drowsiness problems can be a sign of stress, which can be considered an astounding cycle.

Some overweight is due to high stress. A teenager who always wants to go to bed after returning from school or who is spending the whole weekend in bed is probably trying to escape his stress by sleeping.

3. Educational problems
Sometimes stress is rooted in educational problems or school issues. In other words, academic problems can also come from stress. If the teenager's grades drop, or if the teenager is less focused, you can see these changes due to stress.

4. Increased irritability
Although adolescents may be inherently shy, stress-related teens may be more likely to be irritated than usual. A teenager who is often affected by the most minor issues is likely to face the feeling that his whole life is facing a challenge.

5. Change in social behavior
Stress may change the social behavior of the teenager. Social isolation can be a sign that teen is struggling with stress. Spending more time in the room or lack of interest in talking to friends can mean that the teenager is facing problems.

6. Frequent disease
Adolescents affected by stress are more likely to experience colds and other minor illnesses. They may be away from school or community for a few days because of these illnesses.

7. Negative changes in behavior
Behavioral problems often occur when the teenager is struggling with stress. You may see a range of behavioral problems, including kidnapping or beatings at school. However, keep in mind that you can not always justify stress and attribute it to bad behavior.

8. Inability to concentrate
When teens have a lot of thoughts in their minds, it will be difficult for them to concentrate on other subjects. They may easily be distracted in their classroom or they will be in trouble while completing their assignments.

9. Using negative sentences
Often stressful teenagers use negative sentences in their words. For example, a teenager may use phrases such as "no one likes me" or "does not look something right". Although it's common for adolescents to use these words sometimes, but if you've heard such statements, he's likely to be stressed.

10. General concern
Teens are often worried about everything and everyone. They may be worried about all the bad things that might happen or worry about understanding others about themselves. If your teen is worried too much, it may be because of her stress.

When do we need counselor help when it comes to solving the problem?
Many teens are not able to say, "I am stressed and do not know the real reason," so their behavior is often based on their feelings. If you think your teen is struggling with stress, start talking to him. You can use some simple stress management techniques.

With these techniques, you can manage stress from the school at the teen:
You can ask teachers and school officials to help you find out about the problems in your child's educational environment. Teachers can make your insights for your child's behaviors.
Be realistic about your child and accept your mistakes. You should also help them in this way, as children sometimes try to be complete and meet the expectations of their parents, which is often thought to be problematic and posing a strain on it.
Talk to your child and listen to her. Do this without any tension. By refraining from judging him or comparing him with others, you can easily find out about your child's inner feelings.
If your adolescent stress interferes with family responsibilities or the duties of the school, your family or friends, it may take time to ask someone with experience. Symptoms that last more than two weeks can indicate that the adolescent may suffer from a mental health problem such as depression or anxiety.


  1. https://www.familyeducation.com/school/academic-achievements/under-pressure-7-tips-managing-school-related-anxiety?slide=1#fen-gallery
  2. https://www.verywellmind.com/signs-your-teen-is-stressed-out-2611336


Fatemeh Ghorbani

Fatemeh Ghorbani

فاطمه قربانی هستم، لیسانس ژنتیک، به علوم نوین پزشکی و ایمونولوژی علاقمندم. از شما دوست گرامی بخاطر مطالعه این مقاله و همچنین مجموعه تریتا بخاطر فرصت انتشار مطالبم در راستای کمک به ارتقای دانش کمال تشکر دارم. شاد باشید و سلامت

my name is Fatemeh Ghorbani, I have a B.S in genetics and interested in immunology and medical science. I believe that, even into the smallest acts, should be put our heart, mind and soul. Thank you for reading my article