Researchers develop tool that can help identify which young people will go on to experience a major depressive disorder when they reach 18 years.
Girls shown as the new ‘high-risk’ group – sexism and poverty are linked to poor mental health and wellbeing among 14-year-old girls
Globally, in 2016, 81% of 11- to 17-year-old school students did not reach WHO recommendations to do an hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity every day
Cardiff University study showed adolescents were less likely to want to engage with schoolwork when mothers spoke with a pressurising tone
Findings indicate that there are opposite changes of brain activity in boys and in girls as they go through puberty.
Study demonstrates genetic effects but they need to be replicated in larger independent datasets to confirm the findings.
First study to examine three mechanisms by which very frequent use of social media may harm mental health suggests efforts should be made to reduce young people’s exposure to harmful content, and the impact it has on healthy activities
According to researchers at The Society For Research In Child Development
Less focus on plate size and more on reducing quantity and variety of food key to getting children to snack less