Are Teens Adopting Adults' Stress Habits?

Page Count
47
Year Published
2014
Author (Individual)
Anderson, Norman B.
Belar, Cynthia D.
Breckler, Steven J.
Nordal, Katherine C.
Ballard, David W.
Bufka, Lynn F.
Bossolo, Luana.
Bethune, Sophie.
Brownawell, Angel.
Wiggins, Katelynn.
Author (Organization)
American Psychological Association.
Resource Type
Report
Resource Format
PDF
While no one can avoid all stressful situations, 2013's Stress in America survey portrays a picture of high stress and ineffective coping mechanisms that appear to be ingrained in our culture, perpetuating unhealthy lifestyles and behaviors for future generations. While the news about American stress levels is not new, what’s troubling is the stress outlook for teens in the United States. In many cases, American teens report experiences with stress that follow a similar pattern to those of adults. (Author abstract modified)

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