• Online interventions reduce teens' depression symptoms

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Two free, brief, single-session online interventions reduced teenagers' depressive symptoms and hopelessness and increased their ability to create and work towards goals, data showed.
    Depression was the world's leading cause of disability among adolescents before the COVID-19 pandemic, Jessica Schleider, PhD, an assistant professor of the department of psychology at Stony Brook University in New York, and colleagues wrote. The risk for adolescent depression likely increased following school closures, isolation, interruptions of support mechanisms and the economic downturn spurred
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