Teens feel better when they earn the same as peers

Researchers at the University of Southern California have found that psychological health in teenagers may be linked to their perceived affluence in comparison to their peers.

The study discovered that levels of stress and depression increased when a teenager thought he earned less money than his peers and psychological health was unchanged when he thought he earned the same or more.

The researchers examined data collected from 12,449 teen-parent pairs living in seven cities in China.

Read more at University of Southern California