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Teens, smartphones and depression, experts recommend parenting books, and reasons to consider supplements

Thursday, August 10, 2017








Teens, smartphones and depression, experts recommend parenting books, and reasons to consider supplements





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  • “Teens who spend more time than average on screen activities are more likely to be unhappy, and those who spend more time than average on nonscreen activities are more likely to be happy,” according to a new article in The Atlantic.

Feeling gloomy? Put down the phone!
The Atlantic features a story in its September issue (also available online) on the perils of smartphones in the hands of teens and younger kids. The conclusions are grim: “Rates of teen depression and suicide have skyrocketed since 2011. It’s not an exaggeration to describe iGen [young people born between 1995 and 2012] as being on the brink of the worst mental-health crisis in decades. Much of this deterioration can be traced to their phones … The results could not be clearer: Teens who spend more time than average on screen activities are more likely to be unhappy, and those who spend more time than…

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