Sunday, Dec 04, 2022



Most antidepressants fail to treat children, teenagers

June 11, 2016 12:45 pm

Major depressive disorder is common in children and adolescents, affecting around 3 per cent of children aged 6 to 12 years and about 6 per cent of teenagers aged 13 to 18 years.

There's a strong link between teenagers drinking and their mother's behaviour

March 07, 2016 4:06 pm

Improving our understanding of the factors that influence drinking is important as it has implications for the development of policies and interventions aimed at reducing 'risky' behaviours.

'Not recycling' more immoral that watching porn for teenagers: Study

February 01, 2016 12:01 am

In the study, a majority of teens considered 'not recycling' to be more immoral than any of the actions related to porn use.

Here's why teenagers are less risky when elderly are around

January 30, 2016 6:43 pm

Being in a group that includes just one slightly older adult might decrease the teenagers' propensity to engage in risky behaviour.

YouTube ended ‘MTV Generation’ among teens

August 17, 2012 12:49 pm

Study found that two-thirds of 18-year-olds and younger teens prefer the Google-owned video platform.

Kids spend more time outside ‘far less likely to become short-sighted’

August 04, 2012 11:16 am

Children who regularly play outdoors are less likely to become shortsighted as teenagers,study.

Being argumentative is good for teenagers: Study

June 22, 2012 9:37 am

Cope better with peer pressure and are less likely to turn to drug abuse or alcohol.

Poverty-stricken teenagers likelier to face discrimination,have poor health

June 19, 2012 10:39 am

Stress caused by social-class discrimination causes negative influence of poverty on health: study

'Sexting' common among teens with little knowledge of legal consequences

June 15, 2012 11:28 am

Findings show,sexting is a new way in which adolescents are exposed to sexual material.

Drivers in 20s and not teens 'worst behaved'

June 11, 2012 5:09 pm

Licence holders in their 20s are most likely to speed,drink-drive and use mobile phones: survey