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 »

New Life Stages or Just Changed Life Stages?

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Description: Ok, quick, think of a typical 22-year-old. What are they like? Yes, they are all different but step back for a minute and generalize. Now do the same with a typical 66-year-old. Now, with each of those generalizations in mind don’t compare them to one another but, instead, compare them to what each generalization… Read more »