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Achieving then failing in primary school is a sign of future teenage depression

Achieving then failing in primary school is a sign of future teenage depression

Millions of people all over the world are experiencing mental health problems. And though the causes vary, we know that half of all these illnesses¬†will have started¬†in childhood or the teenage years. In the UK, referrals for and reports of teenagers with depression and anxiety and other mental issues have risen significantly in recent decades […] … learn more→

Diet key to preventing adolescent mental health problems

Deakin University health researchers have found that poor diet may be a risk factor for mental health problems during adolescence. In a study of 3000 Australian adolescents, published in the journal PLoS One, the Deakin researchers revealed that diet quality predicted mental health in adolescents over time, suggesting that it might be possible to use […] … learn more→