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Teenage Girls Are Exposed to More Stressors that Increase Depression Risk

Rates of depression increase in adolescence, especially among girls. New research indicates that this may result from girls’ greater exposure to stressful interpersonal events. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring white matter structure and reading acquisition, attention to reward in adolescence, and cortisol and loss aversion in young men. ... More>


The Case for Delayed Adulthood


Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school. ... More>