News | Topic: Depression

Oral Contraceptives Tied To Depressive, Psychiatric Symptoms In Teens

Use of oral contraceptives is associated with an increased risk for depressive and other psychiatric symptoms in young women, new research shows. Read the article here.

Teens Who Don’t Date May Be More Well-Adjusted And Less Depressed

When it comes to teen dating, a new study found that students not in a romantic relationship had stronger social skills and were less depressed than their peers. Read the article here.

The Real Truth About Sex: What We’re Not Telling Our Kids

We’re a culture obsessed with parenthood, or “parenting,” as we like to call it, but when it comes to the hazards of sex, our approach falls somewhere between passivity and paralysis.

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Pornography: Young Children and Teens Who Send Sex Images Risk Mental Problems

Leading psychiatrist warns ‘sexting’ and cyberbullying could have unforeseen consequences in later life. Read the article here.

Pornography Has Changed the Landscape of Adolescence Beyond All Recognition

As a study reveals a sharp rise in the number of schoolgirls at risk of emotional problems, Allison Pearson says we need to embolden our daughters to fight back against pornography – however embarrassing it may be.

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