Source: Image created by the Authors Copyright: The Authors URL: License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) Using Social Media, UC Davis Research Identifies Stressors by Hannah Stevens and Karen Nikos-Rose August 27, 2021 While a life-altering pandemic has caused a substantial uptick in anxiety and depression symptoms among adults and children alike, LGBTQ+ youth have turned to peers in anonymous web-based discussion forums for support. New research from the University of California, Davis, suggests these LGBTQ+ teenagers—who already experience disproportionate levels of psychological adversity—exhibited increased anxiety on the popular r/LGBTeens subreddit throughout 2020 and the start of 2021. With physical isolation leading to an increase inRead More →