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How Stress Effects Adolescents
In a 2010 survey by the American Psychological Association, 43 percent of adolescents said they felt stressed every single day. By ages 15 to 17, the number rose to 59 percent. The negative impact of stress hormones on the brain could not come at a worse time. Stress overloads the prefrontal cortex, making it harder to regulate emotions and thoughts. At the same time that teenagers—and their prefrontal cortex—are struggling to gain the self-control and regulation they need to stay on track, stress sends them in the opposite direction (Romero and McEwen, 2006). Read more about this article by clicking here.
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