Teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement

Loss of potential: teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement from primary school to GCSE

Sitting still linked to increased risk of depression in adolescents

Young people who are inactive for large proportions of the day throughout adolescence face a greater risk of depression by age 18

New tool assesses risk of depression in adolescence

Researchers develop tool that can help identify which young people will go on to experience a major depressive disorder when they reach 18 years.

Teens who can describe negative emotions can stave off depression

Teenagers who can describe their negative emotions in precise and nuanced ways are better protected.

Social media use increases depression and loneliness

In the first experimental study of Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram use, University of Pennsylvania psychologist Melissa G. Hunt showed a causal link between time spent on the platforms and decreased well-being

Depressed teens, depressed parents

Treating depression in teens may benefit parents’ mental health, too, study finds

Adolescents with hay fever have higher rates of anxiety and depression

Although allergies affect more than 50 million Americans, they are occasionally misunderstood and can be.

Student-led depression awareness programme boosts teens’ understanding and help-seeking

Peer-to-peer education program launched by University of Michigan Depression Center significantly boosts knowledge & attitudes;.

Teenage depression linked to father’s depression

Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves,.

Depression in young people affects the stomach, anxiety the skin

Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists.