The number of young people in the UK who say they do not believe that life is worth living has doubled in the last decade, amid a sense of overwhelming pressure from social media which is driving feelings of inadequacy, new research suggested.
Taking a walk may be a good opportunity to mentally review your to-do list, but using the time to instead be more mindful of your breathing and surroundings may help boost your wellbeing, according to researchers.
What does the child who can’t say goodbye to a parent without breaking down have in common with the child who is cripplingly terrified of dogs and the one who gets a bad stomach ache reliably on Monday morning?
Young women are 'significantly more likely' to report they are suffering from anxiety or depression than their male counterparts, statistics revealed, raising concerns that a high number of young women working in low-paid and insecure jobs is leading to a severe decline in mental health.
Mental disorders and physical diseases frequently go hand in hand. For the first time, psychologists at the University of Basel and Ruhr University Bochum have identified temporal patterns in young people: Arthritis and diseases of the digestive system are more common after depression, while anxiety disorders tend to be followed by skin diseases.