Depression Among U.S. Teen Girls Has DOUBLED During The Great Awokening
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Psychologist Jean Twenge has been writing for several years about the impact of smartphones / social media on the mental health of young Americans. She has new data today:

I would add that it also looks like the Great Awokening—which barely existed in 2011, got kicked off in 2012 with Trayvon and the Obama re-election campaign’s revivification of feminism, and locked into gear in 2013—sure didn’t help young Americans feel good.

You’ll note that you can’t see either Trump’s election or the Great Recession of 2008 having an impact on this graph.

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