Most of the teens surveyed reported experiencing such violence more than one time.
The findings also showed that those who experienced some form of dating violence also had a higher prevalence of other health risks like drinking alcohol, using drugs or thinking about suicide.
But whatever the cause, when friends or family -- or things that the teen usually enjoys -- don't help to improve his or her sadness or sense of isolation, there's a good chance that he or she has teen depression.
Often, kids with teen depression will have a noticeable change in their thinking and behavior.
They’d heard about some students at Harvard who’d come up with a program called Operation Match, which used a computer to find dates for people. She makes Quiche Lorraine, plays chess, and like me she loves to ski. ”One day, a woman named Patricia Lahrmer, from 1010 WINS, a local radio station, came to to do an interview. Men were asked to rank drawings of women’s hair styles: a back-combed updo, a Patty Duke bob.It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering.School performance, social status with peers, sexual orientation, or family life can each have a major effect on how a teen feels.Sometimes, teen depression may result from environmental stress.