Teenagers including girls who play violent video games over a number of years tend to become more aggressive towards other people, a new long-term study has warned. Researchers from Brock University in Canada said the study was the first to show a clear link between a sustained period of playing violent games and subsequent increases in […]
Americans have plenty of opinions about teenage sexuality.
Some children and teens are more likely than their peers to become addicted to the Internet, and a new study suggests it’s more likely to happen if kids are depressed, hostile, or have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or social phobia.
Depression is one of the dark demons of adolescence. Up to 1 in 12 American teenagers is affected, according to the National Institute of Mental Health , and three times as many will experience depression at some point by age 18. Studies show that at least 20% of teenagers with clinical depression will go on to develop chronic cases that will haunt them throughout adulthood.