The volume of texting among teens has risen from 50 texts a day in 2009 to 60 texts for the median teen text user. Older teens, mans, and blacks are leading the increase. Texting is the dominant daily mode of communication between teens and all those with whom they communicate. The typical American
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Too often when writing about what teenagers like, we neglect to talk to the most important group of all: teens. So we decided to put together a State of the Union on the American teenager. To learn what American teenagers in 2016 really like, and what they don’t, we polled about 60 of them from
The first time Faith-Ann Bishop cut herself, she was in eighth grade. It was 2 in the morning, and as her parents slept, she sat on the edge of the tub at her home outside Bangor, Maine, with a metal clip from a pen in her hand.
24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones. Aided by the convenience and constant access provided by mobile devices, especially smartphones, 92% of teens report going online daily — including 24% who say they go online “almost constantly,” according to a new study from Pew Research Center.
Social anxiety and technology: Face-to-face communication versus technological communication among teens
Oct 11, 2017 · Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety? Parents, therapists and colleges are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means protecting them or pushing them to face their fears.
While it may be shocking, the practice of “sexting” – sending nude pictures via text message – is not unusual, especially for high collegeers around the country. This week, three teenage teens who allegedly sent nude or semi-nude cell phone pictures of themselves, and three male classmates in a
Sep 26, 2017 · Concussion Rate Among Teens May Be As High As 20 Percent : Shots – Health News Doctors know that concussions can cause serious health impacts. Research now shows that rates among cents, especially those involved in contact sports, may be pretty high.
An estimated 1 million people worldwide die by suicide every year. It is estimated that global annual suicide fatalities could rise to over 1.5 million by 2020. Globally, suicide ranks among the three leading causes of death among those aged 15–44 years.