Tag: depression in teens

Mental Health Professionals to Promote Depression-Treatment Services for Teens

"Depres­sion has become increas­ing­ly com­mon among Amer­i­can teenagers — espe­cial­ly teen girls, who are now almost three times as like­ly as teen boys to have had recent expe­ri­ences with depres­sion, reports Pew Research Cen­ter."

Cyberbullying Linked to Depression in Teens

The medi­an per­cent­age of chil­dren and ado­les­cents who report­ed being bul­lied online was 23% and there appears to be a con­sis­tent rela­tion­ship between cyber­bul­ly­ing and reports of depres­sion in a review of social media stud­ies, accord­ing to an arti­cle pub­lished online by JAMA Pedi­atrics.