TEENAGERS

HOW TEENAGERS' BRAIN CHANGED DUE TO PANDEMIC

Published By Livemint | 03 Dec, 2022

According to study,Covid-19 pandemic had significant impact on teenagers' mental health

According to the study, pandemic-related stressors have physically aged the brains of adolescents

MRI scans of 163 children were taken before and during the pandemic

When teengers were subjected to COVID-19 lockdowns, their developmental processes accelerated

Only children who had experienced chronic adversity, such as violence or neglect experienced accelerated change

According to the study's author, it is not yet clear whether the changes are permanent

The findings could have long-term consequences for an entire generation of adolescents

 According to a previous Stanford University study,anxiety and depression in adults increased by 25% in 2020