Tag: mental health
How many teens are on antidepressants?
A recent survey found that 1/3rd of teens have been prescribed anti-depressants, but this is probably a result of sampling bias.
What is the significance of the ‘increase’ in student suicides?
How doe we explain the recent increase in higher education student suicides? Are there any underlying causes, or is this just a ‘moral panic’?
Why are we relying more on drugs to treat teenagers’ mental ill-health?
we’re relying more on drugs to treat teenagers’ mental ill-health, but could we be giving out pills to thousands of teenagers which are not only ineffective but actually have severely dangerous side effects.
Is There a Crisis in Youth Mental Ill Health?
Girls are more than twice as likely to report mental health problems as boys Poor girls are nearly twice as likely to report mental health problems than rich girls. One in four teenage girls believe they are suffering from depression, according to a major study by University College London the children’s charity the National Children’s…