We MUST Better Understand the Sociohistorical Contexts of Teen Mental Health!

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Description: Have a quick look at just the title of the article linked below. It begins with what is likely a factual statement, that American teens are really miserable and then asks a possibly researchable question: “why?” The focus on teens suggests a developmental question as it focuses on teens and not on children, young… Read more »

Review and Then Dig Into Social Media Use

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Description: There has been a lot of discussion in the media about social media and about whether or not it is potentially harmful to young people and particularly to teenage females. I have posted a number of times  regarding articles looking at this question (Link 1, Link 2, Link 3, Link 4, Link 5). Throughout… Read more »