In a survey of 80 teens and college-aged Americans, most said they'd experienced physical or emotional distress before and after the 2016 presidential election.
We should be worried about the development of social skills in a world where everyone can have their 'perfect' AI friend.
More than 90% of teens are reportedly experiencing some form of relationship abuse.
The things teenagers choose to do can be baffling to us, but it's ok, they're in a different stage of brain development.
Science shows that early starts can be bad for teenagers' health. Schools and universities would be better off starting at 10am.
To counter the unbalanced effects of the digital age, reading literature is the key.
Teaching your kids core principles about sexuality and consent early can help them navigate the gray areas of adulthood.
For many children and young people, engaging with explicit material is not uncommon – and not necessarily harmful.
When dealing with young teenagers, information is better than bribes or threats.
In recent years, the notion of a structurally imbalanced teenage brain has been faulted for bad choices. A review of studies suggests that a deficit in brain development is not to blame.
Instead of trying out for band or the hockey team, adolescents might do better to choose a part-time job as an extracurricular activity. Research shows it pays big dividends later in life.
It can be very hard for people to accept that they – or their family member – are not to blame for their mental illness. Seeing the evidence in a scan can make a difference.
Sexting has led to a rise in under-18s reported for sex offences.
Data show parents with daughters are slightly more likely to separate than those with sons, but the risk disappears where the fathers grew up with a sister.
New research shows that families in Japan and the US struggle in very similar ways with how technology is affecting their lives, their relationships and each other.
Digital fitness trackers may look cool, but many teenagers don't want them in PE lessons.
Should parents be worried that many teens are putting off traditional rites of passage like working, driving and dating?
Parents can help protect their kids from cannabis abuse by openly discussing the health risks, the pleasures and the responsible ways to use the drug.
Teenagers aren't just lazy. Their sleep hormones aren't calibrated to let them get up and go until later in the morning – which has academic and health consequences when school starts too early.
A snapshot of Australian teens shows most doing well, but as a group they are still plagued by suicide risk, self-harm and mental health problems.