Research + News | Topic: Anxiety

When The Prescription For Teens Is More Social Media, Not Less

Treatments for children with anxiety and depression increasingly push them to navigate Instagram, Snapchat to build relationships with peers. Read the article here.

5 Sources Of Stress In Teens

Tim Elmore blogs about 5 common sources of stress in teens that often lead to anxiety and depression. Read the blog post here.

Teens Social Media Obsession Brings Health Risks, Docs Warn

As children and teens become more absorbed by the lure of posting and reading others’ posts on social media, it becomes critical for adults to step in, set limits and just clarify things, doctors urge. Read the article here.

Young People Struggle To Relax Because Of Smartphone Attachment, Survey Claims

Six in 10 say they never switch off because they are constantly checking their mobile. Read the article here.

Teens Are Anxious And Depressed After 3 Hours A Day On Social Media

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.

Teenage Fears

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.

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.

How To Warn Against Porn Without Scaring Your Child

How exactly can we warn against pornography without traumatizing our child? Read the article here.

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.

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.