Schools Grapple with Student Depression as data show Problem Worsening
Updated: Oct 30, 2020
This article is about how schools deal with stressed teens, though it devotes a decent chunk to statistics. For example, it contains a graph from the Journal of Abnormal Psychology revealing the rising problem of student depression. The article covers the theory that this spike connects to social media use, including the thoughts of Jean Twenge, a psychology professor at San Diego State University. This article also has a link to a contending article about an Oxford study finding the opposite, stating that digital technology only accounts for "0.4 percent of [one's] overall negative well-being." The article then discusses several methods employed by various schools to support the student body's mental health.