long term effects of teenage depression

The Long Term Consequences of Teen Health Issues

During their teen years, our children are growing in so many ways—physically, mentally, emotionally—that when you consider the additional stress of throwing a health issue into the mix, the results can be devastating. Teens with body image issues turn to self-harm, while physiological and mental conditions can lead to depression or even suicide. With the […]

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teen health and the media

Teen Health, Part I: The Photoshop Phenomenon

For as long as we’ve had art, we’ve had people creating idealized versions of humanity – think of the statues in Rome, the paintings of the Renaissance masters, or even the drawings in our textbooks. All of these tell us one thing: what we’re expected to be like. Unfortunately for us, reality isn’t composed solely […]

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