Depression

Recent Study Shows Adolescent Depression is on the Rise

Depression has achieved epidemic proportions. A recent study by a researcher at Rutgers University-Camden shows that a rising number of adolescents suffer from it in the U.S. Worse, they remain untreated. This means more awareness programs need to be created. The researcher’s from the university feel enhanced educational programs and upping of service capacities can be a solution. The research finds that older adolescents, girls, and those with single mothers

Social Media

Heavy use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapachat, and Instagram is likely to make a person more depressed and feel lonely. A team of researchers from the University of Pennsylvania carried out a study on 143 undergraduate. The result showed that that extreme use of social media might lead to poor health and can make a person depressed. The study was published in the Journal of Social and