The teen years are filled with fun for some, but many youth begin to experience serious depression, which can set them up for recurring bouts. A new study offers hope: Support and understanding help.
Depression can affect people at any stage in life – here, an expert in psychology answers a young reader's question about how to help.
Psychology researchers found that daily acts of kindness were linked to increases in positive mood – especially for teens who felt depressed.
A study of 600,000 children has found links between achievement and depression.
At the ages of 6-7, when children are transitioning to starting school, 14% have high levels of emotional problems, including depression and anxiety. This percentage is higher in the later years.
According to a new analysis, the number of US teens who felt "useless" and "joyless" grew 33 percent between 2010 and 2015, and there was a 23 percent increase in suicide attempts.
Move over millennials, there's a new generation in town. Dubbed 'iGen,' they differ from their predecessors on a range of measures, from mental health to time spent with friends.
How you use social media can provide warning signs of depression or anxiety.
One in four people experience a mental health problem in any give year.
Many adolescent pressures are age old, others newer, such as having followers on social media.