Research + News | Topic: Mental Health
Jul 24, 2019
Increasing Social Media Use Tied To Rise In Teens’ Depressive Symptoms
Spending too much time scrolling through social media and watching more television has been linked with symptoms of depression in young people — and a new study reveals to what extent screen time and depression may be intertwined. Read the article here.
Jun 18, 2019
Youth Sexting Tied To Sexual Behavior, Mental Health Risks
But whether there’s a causal link, and in which direction, remains uncertain. Read the article here.
Jun 13, 2019
When Social Media Is Really Problematic For Adolescents
Underlying problems may make some young people particularly vulnerable to what they find on social media, an expert says. Read the article here.
May 10, 2019
Technology Cuts Children Off From Adults, Warns Expert
One of the world’s foremost authorities on child mental health today warns that technology is threatening child development by disrupting the crucial learning relationship between adults and children. 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.
Apr 9, 2019
‘They’re Amazingly Isolated’: Is Social Media Making NBA Players Miserable?
NBA commissioner says many of the stars he meets are unhappy. The criticism they face on Twitter and Instagram could be to blame. Read the article here.
Mar 22, 2019
Stop Debating Whether Too Much Smartphone Time Can Hurt Teens, And Start Protecting Them
In recent years, rates of depression among 14- to 17-year-olds in America have increased significantly. Read the article here
Mar 22, 2019
Teens Aren’t Socializing In The Real World, And That’s Making Them Super Lonely
A new study finds that young people are reporting loneliness in increasing numbers and at a rate outpacing that of their elderly counterparts. Read the article here.
Mar 13, 2019
Less Tech = Fewer Regrets
“In a tech-ubiquitous world, I fear our reality is becoming more ‘tech’ and less ‘world.'” But how do you fight that? Read the rest of the article here.
Mar 1, 2019
Stop Blaming Teens’ Mental Health Issues On “Screen Time”
How much screen time teens are getting is the wrong question. Read the article here.