Social Argumentative Essay Topics

List of Social Argumentative Essay Topics

  1. Are adopted children as mentally healthy as children who stay with their birth parents?
  2. Are there some people who have no conscience?
  3. Do children who are under five when their parents’ divorce do better or worse than children who are older?
  4. Do media such as video games, movies, and music tend to help people release pent-up emotion so that they are more mentally healthy, or does it tend to cause people to become more violent, angry and afraid?
  5. How can a person with OCD prevent their disorder from taking over their lives?
  6. How can you know if you are mentally ill or not?
  7. How did survivors of the Holocaust keep from becoming mentally ill?
  8. How do doctors treat soldiers with post-traumatic stress syndrome?
  9. How do you know when someone you love has a mental illness?
  10. How does obesity affect mental health?
  11. How does the divorce of a parent affect the mental health of college students?
  12. How does the mental health of Americans compare to mental health in other countries?
  13. How is color related to a mental state?
  14. Is mental illness genetic? How much do genes affect a person’s ability to have mental health?
  15. Is there a genetic basis for some people becoming violent?
  16. Is there ever a time when physical violence should be forgiven and forgotten?
  17. Should genetic testing be done to criminals? Should evidence that the criminal had poor impulse control or other genetic mental weakness be taken into consideration during a trial?
  18. What are phobias? What are the most common things people are afraid of? What are the most unusual fears?
  19. What are the mental illnesses most common among returning soldiers?
  20. What causes anorexia?
  21. What causes some children to become self-destructive?
  22. What is ADHD? What causes it?
  23. What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? How can you tell if someone has this?
  24. What is Sensory Deficit disorder? How can you tell when someone has it?
  25. What is the effect on children of their parent’s divorce?
  26. What is the physical effect of stress and anxiety? How does mental stress hurt our physical
  27. What is the youngest age a person can be mentally ill?
  28. When a person is really a danger to themselves or others?
  29. Which country in the world has the best mental health? Why?
  30. Which gender has the most mental illness, men or women?
  31. Which is worse for returning soldiers, their physical or their mental injuries?
  32. Why are so many artists mentally unstable?
  33. Why are so many homeless people mentally ill?
  34. Why do teenagers cut themselves?