Archive for the ‘Mental Health’ Category

  • Teens Helping Grandparents Improves Mental Health

    Teens Helping Grandparents Improves Mental Health

    May 21, 14 • 2213 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Teens Helping Grandparents Improves Mental Health

    Grandparents can be a huge part of growing kids’ lives – a safe place for first sleepovers, a trusted babysitter, a place where children can almost never do wrong. But many kids transition into their teen years and become too busy for their...

  • Study Shows Teen Casual Sex And Mental Health Connected

    Study Shows Teen Casual Sex And Mental Health Connected

    May 20, 14 • 4358 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Study Shows Teen Casual Sex And Mental Health Connected

    A new study that looked into “hook-up culture” among teens provides support for a connection between casual sex and poor mental health. The findings suggest there is a reciprocal relationship between teen promiscuity and poor mental health, with each...

  • Why Are Mental Health Disorders Increasingly Common In Young People

    Why Are Mental Health Disorders Increasingly Common In Young People?

    Apr 23, 14 • 2711 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Are Mental Health Disorders Increasingly Common In Young People?

    Unlike a bruise or scratch from falling off their bike, parents often can’t see if their child is suffering from mental health issues. In fact, most parents aren’t aware that half of all mental illness can originate before a child’s 14th...

  • How To Prevent Teen Depression

    How To Prevent Teen Depression

    Apr 21, 14 • 3089 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on How To Prevent Teen Depression

    Teen depression is more than just teenage angst. It’s real and it’s affecting a growing number of young people. A newly published clinical trial showed how cognitive behavioral therapy can be highly effective in preventing episodes of teen depression. The...

  • Do Gifted Teens Suffer From Depression The Same As Average Teens

    Do Gifted Teens Suffer From Depression The Same As Average Teens?

    Apr 16, 14 • 3288 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Do Gifted Teens Suffer From Depression The Same As Average Teens?

    Being recognized or labeled as a gifted teen is an honor, but that doesn’t make them immune from typical teen struggles. Just because they have higher-than-normal IQs does not mean they don’t suffer from common teenage problems like depression and...

  • Depression Amongst The Millennial Generation

    Depression Amongst The Millennial Generation

    Apr 14, 14 • 3100 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Depression Amongst The Millennial Generation

    Following on the heels of the Baby Boomers and Generation X, Generation Y or the Millennials are the generation born between 1982 and 2000. At least one researcher is sounding the alarm on Millennial depression and its causes. If you think teens are spending...

  • Depression Affects Teens At All Socio-Economic Levels

    Depression Affects Teens At All Socio-Economic Levels

    Apr 9, 14 • 2441 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Depression Affects Teens At All Socio-Economic Levels

    It goes against what most would think possible — teenagers from wealthy families that have money are successful and active, but they show signs of depression, anxiety and have a higher percentage of substance abuse than peers in a lower socio-economic...

  • Childhood Brain Injuries May Lead To Later Depression

    Childhood Brain Injuries May Lead To Later Depression

    Apr 4, 14 • 2421 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Childhood Brain Injuries May Lead To Later Depression

    Rapid brain development during adolescence is thought to be why most mental health issues emerge at this stage of life. While most teens experience some form of emotional upheaval, serious depression can occur, sometimes with a specific disturbance being the...

  • A Specific Memory Problem May Predict The Onset Of Teen Depression

    A Specific Memory Problem May Predict The Onset Of Teen Depression

    Apr 1, 14 • 2407 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on A Specific Memory Problem May Predict The Onset Of Teen Depression

    Teen depression is a term used to describe symptoms of depressive illness that occur in adolescents 18 years and younger. Significant numbers of children in this age group develop depression symptoms. Current research indicates that a specific memory problem,...

  • Why Are Depression And Migraines Linked In Adolescents

    Why Are Depression And Migraines Linked In Adolescents?

    Mar 18, 14 • 2630 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Are Depression And Migraines Linked In Adolescents?

    Migraines, which can be seriously debilitating, carry enough symptoms as is, but researchers are finding unfortunate correlations between teenagers suffering from migraines and depression. According to the journal Depression Research and Treatment, male teens...