The world’s adolescents — large unmet needs and growing inequalities

Today’s adolescents make up the largest generation in history, but they encounter greater health challenges than 25 years ago

Data show no evidence that teens’ social media use predicts depression over time

Results show that social media use did not predict later depressive symptoms among adolescents or college undergraduates

Comments on social networks also reinforce socialisation during adolescence

Cybergossiping occurs when two or more people make evaluative comments on a digital device about.

Lack of sleep could cause mood disorders in teens

Chronic sleep deprivation–which can involve staying up late, and waking up early for work or.

Teens get more sleep when school starts later

A later school start time could mean teens are more likely to get adequate amounts.

Study examines which adolescents benefit most from sleep interventions

In a recent study of adolescents, the benefits of cognitive-behavioural sleep interventions were greatest among.

Teen brains may not be as hard-wired for crime as previously thought

Spikes in crime rates for teens and young adults suggest that biology may primarily drive.

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.

Want to improve exam scores? Get them in early, suggests research

The timing of sitting exams can play a pivotal difference in the test outcomes, according.

Teens are more caring when they feel support from others

Research from the University of Rochester finds that caring for others dips during adolescence. But.