Research + News | Topic: Depression
Nov 25, 2020
The Coronavirus, Social Media, And Teen Mental Health
Shifting trends over the last year reveal the roots of depression among young people. 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.
Jul 2, 2020
How Gen Z Is Using The Secret Code ‘I Had Pasta Tonight’ As A Cry For Help On Social Media When Depressed Or Suicidal
TikTok users are using secret codes in their videos and captions to convey they are struggling with depression and possibly contemplating suicide. Read the article here.
Mar 17, 2020
How Social Media Affects The Mental Health Of Teenagers
Research has found that social media use can affect self-esteem, and make typical teenage pressure and bullying worse, but it can also connect isolated teens and help them find supportive networks. Read the article here.
Feb 25, 2020
A Novel Approach To Counseling Depressed, Anxious Teens: Video-chatting With Therapists
Feb 19, 2020
Can New Snapchat Features Help Troubled Teens?
Snapchat has announced a new feature called “Here For You” that promises to “provide proactive in-app support to Snapchatters who may be experiencing a mental health or emotional crisis”. Read the article here.
Feb 11, 2020
The Saddest Part Of Sadfishing
Is this ultra-personal sharing happening in the wrong forum? Read the article here.
Feb 10, 2020
New Report Links Smartphones And Social Media To Stress Among Teens
A new report released Monday suggests that increasing smartphone and social media use could be contributing to mental health issues among teens, including depression, anxiety, stress and poor self-esteem. View the video here.
Nov 18, 2019
Gauging How Digital Usage Fits Into Teens’ Lives And Buying Habits
Are teens as much in thrall to digital as popular stereotypes suggest? Read the article here.
Oct 28, 2019
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.