Research + News | Topic: Anxiety
Sep 16, 2019
Teens Are Anxious And Depressed After 3 Hours A Day On Social Media
A study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry suggests that teenagers who spend more than three hours a day on social media are more likely to develop mental health problems including depression, anxiety, aggression, and antisocial behavior. Read the article here.
Apr 10, 2019
Through their social media feeds, teens have access to a constant flow of news and information. Research suggests that this is taking a toll on them and increasing their anxiety. Read the article here.
Nov 1, 2018
Too Much Screen Time Is Affecting The Well-Being Of Children And Teens, Says Study
A new study advises limits on screen time for children and teenagers to help boost their well-being. Read the article here.
Sep 18, 2018
How To Warn Against Porn Without Scaring Your Child
How exactly can we warn against pornography without traumatizing our child? Read the article here.
Aug 6, 2018
Technology, Dating, College, Career: Here’s Why Today’s Teens Are The Most Anxious Ever
What can be done to overcome anxiety? And why parents may be contributing to the problem. Read the article here.
Jul 16, 2018
Taking Away The Phones Won’t Solve Our Teenagers’ Problems
If smartphones aren’t a direct cause of teenagers’ mental health struggles, their use might instead be a crucial way in which these struggles are expressed. This calls for a different set of solutions. Read the article here.
May 7, 2018
What Parents Need To Know About Social Media And Anxiety
Learn to recognize the warning signs of anxiety disorder and help your kid keep social media use healthy and productive. Read the full blog post from Common Sense Media here.
Apr 17, 2018
Heavy Smartphone Use Tied To Anxiety, Loneliness, Depression
New research suggests the convenience of smartphones can facilitate overuse and addiction. Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2018
Helping Teens Turn Off In A World That’s ‘Always On’: The Links Between Technology And Depression
A new study links anxiety, severe depression, suicide attempts and suicide with the rise in use of smartphones, tablets and other devices. Read the article here.
Oct 20, 2017
Social Media Is Fueling A Scary Trend For Teen Anxiety
Experts in teenage mental health say social media is a significant factor in a rising tide of anxiety among teenagers and adolescents. Read the article here.