teens

Cannabis use among teens related to attraction to other drugs: Study

Cannabis use among teens related to attraction to other drugs: Study

A research finds that regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is linked to a heightened risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood. And this pattern is also associated with harmful drinking and smoking

Jun 08, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Brain scans play pivotal role in identifying teens at drug abuse risk

Brain scans play pivotal role in identifying teens at drug abuse risk

Psychologists are aware that kids who score high on tests of novelty seeking are on average a bit more likely to abuse drugs.

Feb 26, 2017, 14:17 PM IST

Research shows teens losing sleep over social media

Researchers at Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) in the UK also found that girls are much more likely to access their social media accounts during the night than boys.

Jan 18, 2017, 00:24 AM IST
Being socially connected may up suicide risk in teens

Being socially connected may up suicide risk in teens

 The homogeneous culture and high degree of social connectedness of a community can contribute to teenage suicide as well as thwart prevention efforts, says a study contradicting popular notions about being socially connected.

Sep 10, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Teens less likely to purchase beverages with health warning labels

 Soft drinks and other sugary drinks that include health warning labels are less likely to be purchased by teenagers, a study has found.

Sep 09, 2016, 00:54 AM IST
Teenagers who feel safe at school get higher grades

Teenagers who feel safe at school get higher grades

Feeling unsafe at school may hamper a student's learning potential and also contribute to more emotional problems, warns new research.

Aug 25, 2016, 19:55 PM IST