Serious Mental Stress and Teens

Serious mental stress has become a fact of life for many U.S. teens. According to a recently released Pew Research Center survey on teens ages 13 to 17, one of the largest problems facing teens is anxiety and depression. Currently, seven out of ten teens say anxiety and depression are…

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More Facebook Friends, More Stress

Researchers at the University of Montreal recently studied Facebook users ages 12 to 17. They found that teens with 300 or more friends on the social networking site were more likely to have higher levels of stress hormones. This was true even when researchers ignored other stress-causing factors, like school….

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