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Depression Rates Among Adolescents Significantly Increasing, Studies Suggest

Nov 16, 2016 AM EST According to a recent research, the rates of untreated depression among the youth in the US continually increase and remains to be a problem.

Negative Body Image Increases Risk Of Obesity For Teens Than Depression: Study

May 12, 2016 AM EDT To think that personal body is overweight or the body seem to be unlikeable than what people would like it to be, indicates obesity a new study suggests. The study by the University of Texas Health ...

Sleep Disturbance Affects Academic Performance of Adolescents, Study

Sep 24, 2014 AM EDT Adolescents, who experience sleep disturbance or short sleep duration, are less likely to excel in academics, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Uppsala University.

Physically Neglected Boys Are More Likely To Become Violent Adolescents, Study

Aug 19, 2014 AM EDT Boys, who are physically neglected by their parents during childhood, face a heightened risk of turning into violent adolescents, according to a Penn State study.

Psychotic Experiences Lead to More Suicide Attempts, Study

Aug 11, 2014 AM EDT Adolescents who've had psychotic experiences were 13 times more likely to attempt suicide and 11 times more likely to self-harm than those without any psychotic episodes, according to a University of ...

Exposure to War-Torn Regions Damages Psychological Wellbeing of Adolescents, Study

Aug 08, 2014 AM EDT Exposure to war-inflicted regions causes lasting and damaging effect on the psychological wellbeing of adolescents, according to a new study by the University of Leicester.

Team Sports Help Lower Stress and Depression among Teens, Study

Jul 08, 2014 AM EDT Team sports help adolescents to feel less stressed and have better mental health as young adults, according to a University of Toronto study.

Getting Too Much or Too Little Sleep Causes Major Depression in Teens

Feb 03, 2014 AM EST Getting the right amount of sleep is found to keep depression and its symptoms at bay, according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine study. Researchers said that sub-optimal sleep or too much sleep ...

Physical Activity Does Not Help Burn Abdominal Fat in Teens, Study

Jan 10, 2014 AM EST It is a known fact that eating junk food causes bulging waistlines in adolescents. But a study by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has found that abdominal fat cannot be reduced even if ...

Primary Care Interventions Prevent Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents, Study

Aug 26, 2013 AM EDT More than teachers, parents and friends, children and teens may think about quitting their smoking habit, if they are counseled by their doctors, says U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

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