Friend support buffers the relationship between maltreatment and nonsuicidal self-injury in adolescence

Background Prior studies have mostly focused on the risk factors for nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), but only a few studies have emphasized the related protective factors. The present study examined whether maltreatment and behavioral problems were risk factors for NSSI. Moreover, we also sought to understand whether and how friend support provides a buffer against NSSI. […]

Emotional and behavioral impact of the COVID‑19 epidemic in adolescents

Purpose of Review This review of the literature aims to explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown on teenagers’ mental health. We distinguish two groups: adolescents who had already been diagnosed with a mental disorder and the general population of adolescents. Recent Findings An increase in the number of mental health-related difficulties […]