from school and money to family and violence, teens are overwhelmed
with stress, which in turn threatens their health and well-being.
Over the past few decades, national surveys (Garfinkel, Brenna,
Stevenson) show consistently escalating levels of stress among
teenagers. Yet to what extent is this due to the increasing
environmental demands and/or how do teenagers cope with stressors?
saw a need to explore stress factors of teens, in order
to help with general information and coping tactics. Therefore,
we conducted a survey to identify how much stress teens
feel, the common stressors, and coping methods. The teenage
population is a generation who will benefit greatly by
being able to resolve life's pressures, because teenagers
are our future society. And the management
of teenage stress is a community and social affair.
us figure how much stress do teenagers feel!
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