Frustrated Teen

More on Teen Brain Chemistry

Frustrated TeenNew research supports yesterday’s post about bullying’s lasting effects on the teen brain. In short, the research shows that teen brains can’t effectively suppress their response to a threat even when the threat is diminished or gone away- explaining why some teens seem perpetually anxious and/or depressed. Which is why once bullied, a teen’s reaction to the bullying is so long lasting.

The Daily Mail UK – Developing Brains are Simply Struggling to Deal with Fear

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