Research + News | Topic: Anxiety
Feb 15, 2022
Teen Girls’ Sexy TikTok Videos Take A Mental-Health Toll
Girls are often anxious and overwhelmed by the attention they get after posting suggestive videos; therapists say more are suffering emotionally. Read the article here.
Feb 3, 2022
Social Media Filters Are Changing How Young People See Themselves
This article is part of a series of articles from Teen Vogue exploring how social media impacts mental health. Read the article here.
Jan 25, 2022
Teens Who Are “Addicted” To TikTok Experience Worse Depression And Anxiety, And In Turn, Reduced Working Memory Capacity
A study among teenage TikTok users found that those who showed addictive tendencies toward the platform performed worse when recalling number sequences. Read the article here.
Dec 15, 2021
What Teen Girls Wish Parents Knew About Instagram
What do teen girls wish grown-ups (particularly their parents) really knew about Instagram? And what advice do they have for kids just starting out on the app? Read the article here.
Nov 23, 2021
The Dangerous Experiment On Teen Girls
The preponderance of the evidence suggests that social media is causing real damage to adolescents. Read the article here.
Nov 11, 2021
The Question We’ve Stopped Asking About Teenagers And Social Media
Should they be using these services at all? Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2021
Facebook Under Fire Over Secret Teen Research
Facebook-owned Instagram has been criticized for keeping secret its internal research into the effect social media had on teenager users. Read the article here.
Sep 15, 2021
These Teens Are Depressed And Anxious. Social Media Deserves Blame
Data shows that many teens are dealing with mental health issues. The national average of weekly visits for suspected suicide attempts among people ages 12 to 17 jumped nearly 40 percent in February and March compared to two years before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read the article here.
Oct 16, 2020
Teens Did Surprisingly Well In Quarantine
More sleep and family time—and less social media—may have made the difference. Read the article here.
Mar 20, 2020
Limit Social Media, Hike Communication As Teen Anxiety Increases Over COVID-19
Uncertainty during pandemic tough for teens. Read the article here.