News | Topic: Depression
May 27, 2021
Talking To Your Kids About Sex: The Surprising Way To Reduce Anxiety And Depression
Protect Young Minds provides a transcription and video of an interview between Kristen Jenson and Dr. Christy Kane. Kristen and Dr. Kane discuss the importance of talking to kids about sex and how that contributes to their mental health. Watch or read here.
Mar 5, 2020
Teen Moms At High Risk For Depression, Anxiety
As if being a teen mom isn’t hard enough, two-thirds of young mothers are grappling with at least one mental health issue, researchers say. Read the article here.
Oct 4, 2019
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.
Sep 10, 2019
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.
Jun 9, 2015
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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May 11, 2015
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.
Apr 27, 2015
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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