Tag Archives: adolescent mental health trends

Tips for Addressing the Significant Increases in Teen Girl’s Sadness and Hopelessness

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the results of their Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The survey, which has been conducted every other year for three decades, includes responses from 17,232 U.S. high school students and measures adolescent health and well-being. Collected in fall 2021, these survey responses represent the first data collected by CDC since

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Mental Health Issues Among Youth Significantly Increased Over Last Decade

A new national study, published in the March 2019 Journal of Abnormal Psychology, found sharp increases over the last decade in the number of young adults and adolescents who reported experiencing negative psychological symptoms. While the researchers did not study the cause of these increases, they have theories. The lead author says that shifting cultural trends among the youth over

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