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Teen Drug Users Suffer High Depression Rates

Teen Drug Users Suffer High Depression Rates | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Clinicians treating adolescents who acknowledge recreational use of methamphetamines or ecstasy (MDMA) have new reason to be concerned about sequelae of this drug use.

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Teens who express own views with mom resist peer pressures best

Teens who express own views with mom resist peer pressures best | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Teens who more openly express their own viewpoints in discussions with their moms, even if their viewpoints disagree, are more likely than others to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink.
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Teen 'Sexting' Common, Tied to Psychological Woes

Teen 'Sexting' Common, Tied to Psychological Woes | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

13 percent of area high school students say they've received "sext" messages and one in 10 has either forwarded, sent or posted sexually suggestive, explicit or nude photos or videos of people they know by cellphone or online.

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Why Are Teenagers so Vulnerable to Drug Abuse?

Why Are Teenagers so Vulnerable to Drug Abuse? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

People who initiate drug use at younger age are more likely to get addicted than those who use drugs later in their life. We need to recognize this health problem and respond to it. But first, we need to know the reasons for teens getting into drug abuse. Understanding the reasons for their susceptibility may help us.

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The Psychology of What Makes Teens Thankful

The Psychology of What Makes Teens Thankful | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Gratitude, research psychologists have found, is an abstract concept. It requires reflecting on not only how another person has done right by you, but also how you might return the favor. Perhaps that’s not something we need experts to tell us, but it’s worth bearing in mind when considering whether gratitude might be beyond the capabilities of the teenage brain.

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Teens Respond to Pleasure, Not Pain: Parent Accordingly

Teens Respond to Pleasure, Not Pain: Parent Accordingly | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Steinberg and colleagues argue that the different growth speed of two areas of the brain create a perfect storm for risky behavior

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