How Much Time Should Teenagers Spend Online?
As technology evolves and our lives become increasingly digital, deciding how much teenagers should spend online is a difficult problem for any concerned parent. While much has been said about the potential detrimental effects of
Helping Students Cope with the Pressure to Succeed
Experts say that students from high achieving schools, who are privileged in terms of educational opportunities, are at greater risk of substance abuse, depression and anxiety than the national norm, because of an unrelenting, insidious
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research on evaluation in psychopathology, adolescents’ use of digital technologies and mental health, depression in adolescents and their parents, childhood adversity and cardiovascular reactions, self-regulation and institutionalized children, marital satisfaction and mental health, and the benefits of imagining one’s goals.
Root of Teen Empathy Begins with Secure Relationships at Home, Study Finds
Teenagers who have close, secure relationships with their families are more likely to extend empathy to their peers, according to a new study. More specifically, when teens feel safe, supported by and connected to parents
Little to No Link Between Adolescents’ Mental Health Problems and Digital Technology Use
There has been little to no increase in the association between adolescents’ technology engagement and mental health problems.
Yes, Online Communities Pose Risks for Young People, but They are Also Important Sources of Support
Aristotle called humans “the social animal,” and people have recognized for centuries that young people need to be in communities to develop into healthy adults. The ongoing pandemic has caused concern about the effects of