Research + News | Topic: Anxiety

The Scary Facts About Bullying Everyone Should Know

The real consequences of cyberbullying are disturbing. Read the article here.

Internet Addiction Ups Risks Of Other Mental Health Problems

Youngsters spending excessive time on the internet are more likely to suffer from mental health problems including anxiety, inattention, depression, executive functioning issues, impulsiveness and ADHD.

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Six Potential Downsides of Social Media

The first generation raised with social media must recognize that each introduction of new technology brings some unintended consequences with it. Tim Elmore suggests we find ways to counter the negative realities that coincide with the emergence of social media. Read his blog post here.

Moms Who Use Social Media Are More Anxious

Mothers of young children who spend more time on social media are more likely to report feelings of anxiety than peers who spend less time on social media on average, according to a new study from Deakin University in Australia. Read the article here.

Social Media Stressing Teens, Parents Say

Parents worry that social media is contributing to elevated levels of stress in their young teenage children, according to a new survey of 579 parents with kids ages 13-15 conducted by WebMD in February and March. Read the article here.

Got FOMO? Practical Tips for Easing Kids’ Social Media Anxiety

Fear of missing out can make social media-using teens feel stressed. Common Sense Media shares how you can help. Read the article here.

FOMO Linked to Stress In Teens

More and more evidence continues to emerge linking social media to stress, depression, and other negative outcomes in teens and adults. Read the article here.

Your Teen’s New Favorite Drug – Their Smartphone

Does your teen wake up exhausted, even when he or she retired to bed at a reasonable hour? It’s probably because your child stayed up all night on his or her smartphone.

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The Pressure Is On for Mothers on Social Media

Many young mothers feel stressed about their presence on social media and the need to portray a positive image. Read the article here.

Teen Depression and How Social Media Can Help Or Hurt

Social media has opened the door for cruel cyberbullying, but it can also be a crucial part of recovery from depression and anxiety. Read the article here.