Stress Levels Higher in Teen Girls Than In Boys

Recent research shows that while teenage years can be a difficult time for most, there is evidence that shows stress levels higher in teen girls than in boys. Findings published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science...

4 Quick Tips for Managing Parental Stress

Busy parents must know how to manage parental stress. While raising children there are going to be many times where the pressures of being a parent feel overwhelming. The demands are many – and no matter which season (back-to-school, holidays, summer fun) there’s...

Officials Concerned About Student Stress

Increased reports of academic stress have school officials concerned about student stress overall. Lyons Township High School students reported higher levels of academic stress than students at similar schools in a recent survey, reinforcing education officials’...

Teen Stress is On The Rise

The American Psychological Association has found that teen stress is on the rise in a recent national survey. More than a quarter (27%) say they experience “extreme stress” during the school year, vs. 13% in the summer. And 34% expect stress to increase in...

How To Reduce Stress In The Classroom

High-school students need help learning how to manage stress, writes Christopher Pepper, a ninth-grade health education teacher in San Francisco. Pepper developed a curriculum about stress reduction and relaxation, which he said is beneficial for high-school students...