Oct 08, 2017 · The main thing to keep in mind is that teens are just more likely to compare themselves to others, and this is where a lot of the loneliness comes from. More studies are needed to find the long-term impact of teens and social networks, but the correlation between loneliness and social networks is definitely being felt.Author: AJ Agrawal. Teens with depression seem to catch physical illnesses more often than other teens. Untreated depression is the number one cause of suicide, the third leading cause of death among teenagers. 90 percent of suicide victims suffer from a mental illness, and suffering from depression can make a teenager as much as 12 times more likely to attempt.
Nov 24, 2014 · In an effort to study the societal trend of loneliness, researchers conducted an analysis of data on high school and college students in the United States, and come up . It's upsetting to see your teen sad, especially when that sadness is the symptom of feeling disconnected, isolated and above all, lonely. Loneliness in teens can cause a bevy of problems -- in a 2003 article for Psychology Today, Hara Estroff Marano even links a lack of connection to high school dropouts.
Apr 08, 2017 · Reports claim – and parents worry – that teens are suffering an epidemic of loneliness caused by social media. What is really going on?Author: Stefanie Marsh. Jul 20, 2014 · "Loneliness is a recognised problem among the elderly – there are day centres and charities to help them," says Sam Challis, an information manager at Author: Natalie Gil.