Suicide in teen girls is up by a third in a year

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Teen and Adolescent Suicide

Fabulous Magazine – 14 April 2016 – ‘Suicide in teen girls is up by a third in a year’

Several experts, including Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma – a psychologist at London’s Nightingale Hospital who has seen first-hand a marked increase in female teen patients with eating disorders, self-harming issues, depression and anxiety – believe the amount of social media interaction among adolescents is also to blame.

Last year, an Ofcom investigation revealed that time spent on the internet by users aged 16-24 has almost trebled in a decade, jumping from 10 hours, 24 minutes a week in 2005 to 27 hours 36 minutes by last year…

 

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