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Kids consistently exposed to 'stomach-churning' content in 2021

A study that tracked the online activity of nearly six million kids, found 90% of teens and two-thirds of tweens consistently encountered "stomach-churning" messages around drugs, sex, and self-harm.

 
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Will your child's 'digital hangover' lead to school refusal?

Experts are warning of a coming wave of school refusal - and kids who suffer from a ‘digital hangover’ are at special risk.

 
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Trauma dumping 101: What is is, and why it hurts

Sharing trauma without permission, in an inappropriate place and time, to someone who may not have the capacity to process it. That’s trauma dumping.

 
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Our kids are more connected - yet lonelier - than ever before

Young people's loneliness has increased dramatically since 2012, according to new research. So has smartphone use. And that’s no coincidence, insist leading psychologists Jonathan Haidt and Jean M. Twenge.

 
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Will Animal Crossing Save Our Kids?

The blockbuster Nintendo Switch game is being lauded as a much-needed refuge from real-world chaos.

 
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Five easy ways to make screen-time healthier and more satisfying

It's not just how much screen-time we use. It's the way we use it.

 
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Social media and depression: A relationship status update

Sometimes it seems there’s another distressing headline about social media every time you check your newsfeed.

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