Feb 11, 2014 · Teens More Stressed-Out Than Adults, Survey Shows. compared with 5.1 for adults. “It is alarming that the teen stress experience is so similar to that of adults,” said Norman B. Anderson.
Only 16 percent of teens say their stress levels have declined in the past year, while 31 percent say their stress has increased in the past year. Yet teens are more likely than adults to report that stress has no effect on their physical health (54 percent) or their mental health (52 percent).Author: Carolyn Gregoire.
Stress Is More Stressful for Teens Than Adults. and they are also making more risky choices than adults are," Galván said. which is why teens often seem to act without fully understanding Author: Jennifer Welsh.
As these shut down, it becomes harder to react to stress, so it is important to understand, prevent, and/or combat the bad teen stressors. In another article, we will explore signs of too much stress, prevention and tips for coping with the stressors in your life.