Smartphones are killing our teens. It's tough to admit it - both my kids have them, and screen-time limits are a constant source of battles... but the evidence is now overwhelming: the effects on teenage mental health are devastating.
Teens are spending more time online, less time making real human contact, and are more depressed and suicidal. Important work from
Worth considering. Why are we seeing such a decline in the #MentalHealth of our Children and Young People?
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit - the smartphone
Our teens need more sleep, more movement and The LAST thing they need is more screen time. “Interacting with people face to face is one of the deepest wellsprings of human happiness...” Interesting read. Going to unplug now!
Interesting read on the link between youth mental health and time spent online, particularly social media via
Interesting read from US on the link between #youth #mentalhealth and time spent online, particularly time spent using social media: Care to comment?
On the edge of reaching 1 million views : Why teen mental health is suffering and what we can do about it
mental health—suicide attempts by US teenagers increased 23% from 2010 to 2015—13-to-18-year-olds who committed suicide jumped 31%—"all of the possibilities traced back to ...the sudden ascendance of the smartphone," Prof
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, could the smartphone be the culprit? via
"In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless – classic symptoms of depression – surged 33 percent in large national surveys."
Increasing rates of #teendepression are not biological, but sociological and cultural, say researchers in . We need holistic solutions to reengage teens, not only pharmacological ones.
Another strong claim with weak evidence that screen time is the culprit "With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit"
"With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit": "All signs point to the screen"
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit via
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit ()
Decent evidence that smartphones are corroding teenagers' mental health & leading to more suicides.
"...teens who spent 5 or more hours a day online were 71% more likely than those who spent less than an hour a day to have at least one #SuicideRiskFactor..." [email protected]_twenge #MindHacked
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit via Hey, what do you think? Smartphones to blame, bluelight? Sad state of affairs anyway.
“Not only did smartphone use and depression increase in tandem, but time spent online was linked to mental health issues. We found that teens who spent 5 or more hours a day online were 71% more likely to have at least one suicide risk factor.”
More research pointing to negative effects of screen time on adolescent mental health
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit - the screen.
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit via
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit via
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit
"All signs point to the screen" "...between 2010 & 2015, the number of U.S. #teens who felt useless & joyless – classic symptoms of #depression – surged 33% in large national surveys."[email protected]_twenge / #MindHacked
With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit (Hint: Get your teen a flip phone)
Teen mental health, suicide and depression linked to screens.