Research + News | Topic: Depression
Jul 17, 2017
Late-Night Screen Time Puts Teens’ Sleep And Mental Health At Risk
Summer could be a good time to encourage teenagers to put down their phones and enjoy the outdoors. View the article here.
Jun 6, 2017
13-Year-Old Girl Enters Rehab For Depression, Compulsive YouTube Viewing
There’s no question that people are consuming massive amounts of YouTube right now — to the tune of 1 billion hours of content every single day. But for some, it turns out, YouTube is becoming a bonafide addiction. Read the article here.
Apr 11, 2017
The Highs and Lows of Teens’ Instagram Use
For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found. Read the article here.
Jan 12, 2017
In Teens, Strong Friendships May Mitigate Depression Associated With Excessive Video Gaming
Those who play games more than four hours a day may not develop addiction-like problems if they are socially engaged with others. Read the article here.
Dec 30, 2016
Using Multiple Social Platforms Linked to Depression
Young adults who use multiple social media platforms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression than peers who user fewer, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Research on Media, Technology and Health. Read the full article here.
Oct 18, 2016
The Scary Facts About Bullying Everyone Should Know
The real consequences of cyberbullying are disturbing. Read the article here.
Sep 20, 2016
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.
Read the article here.
Jul 8, 2016
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.
May 23, 2016
After Years of Alleged Bullying, An Ohio Teen Killed Herself. Is Her School District Responsible?
13-year-old Emilie Olsen killed herself in December 2014. Her parents say she was relentlessly bullied at school, and are suing her Fairfield, Ohio, school district which they say should have been more responsive. Read the article here.
Nov 25, 2015
ESPN takes a look at the life of Madison Holleran, a college student who, according to her Instagram account, seemed to have it all together. The truth was much different as she committed suicide in 2014.
Read the article here.