Study from Lancaster University
Loss of potential: teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement from primary school to GCSE
Young people who are inactive for large proportions of the day throughout adolescence face a greater risk of depression by age 18
Important associations identified between sleep duration in children, brain structure, and cognitive and mental health measures.
Girls shown as the new ‘high-risk’ group – sexism and poverty are linked to poor mental health and wellbeing among 14-year-old girls
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
Adults who had close contact with natural spaces during their childhood could have a better.