Teen stress rivals that of adults

APA’s Stress in America™ survey finds unhealthy behavior in teens, especially during the school year.

If you think you’re stressed out, imagine being a teenager in today’s society. American teens say they experience stress in patterns similar to adults, and during the school year they report stress levels even higher than those reported by adults.

(Excerpt from Sophie Bethune’s article in The Monitor on Psychology- Read the rest of the article here)

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I am a retired psychologist now writing freelance . I have published Commonsense Wisdom for Everyday Life, Young Man of the Cloth, The Pastor's Inferno, Navigating Life: Commonsense Reflections for the Voyage, Release Your Stress and Reclaim Your Life, and Make the Best of Your Teen Years. I wrote a newspaper column in Batavia, NY for fourteen years. My articles are now available in my free newsletter, Sliding Otter News. Subscribe free at http://www.eepurl.com/mSt-P.

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