Research + News | Topic: Stress
May 24, 2019
My Teens Don’t Use Social Media, But Even They Can’t Escape The Pressure Of Perfectionism
My teenagers face a constant stream of information and a culture encouraging them to never unplug. No wonder our kids are under pressure. Read the rest of this opinion piece 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.
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.
Jun 19, 2017
Gen Z’s Head Game
The seemingly self-obsessed behavior of selfie taking hides some dark patterns regarding body image. Read the article here.
Feb 15, 2017
A Good Night’s Sleep A Better Alternative To Teen Nap Clubs
A look at lack of sleep, teen naps clubs, and the pressures high schoolers face, especially the pressure of getting accepted to college. Read the article here.
May 4, 2016
Social Media Stressing Teens, Parents Say
Parents worry that social media is contributing to elevated levels of stress in their young teenage children, according to a new survey of 579 parents with kids ages 13-15 conducted by WebMD in February and March. Read the article here.
Apr 7, 2016
Got FOMO? Practical Tips for Easing Kids’ Social Media Anxiety
Fear of missing out can make social media-using teens feel stressed. Common Sense Media shares how you can help. Read the article here.
Nov 10, 2015
FOMO Linked to Stress In Teens
More and more evidence continues to emerge linking social media to stress, depression, and other negative outcomes in teens and adults. Read the article here.