Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
High BMI and mental ill-health go increasingly hand-in-hand to present a combined health risk for children from mid-childhood, according to a new study.
Young people today are more likely to be depressed and to self-harm than they were 10 years ago, but antisocial behaviour and substance use – often thought to go hand-in-hand with mental ill-health – are on the decline.
Children who experience a family break-up in late childhood and early adolescence are more likely to have emotional and behavioural problems than those living with both parents, according to a new study.
Adolescents using social media for three hours or more a day are more likely to show signs of depression at age 14, compared to their peers who use it less often.
Overweight and obese children who are physically inactive are more likely to have poor wellbeing than their more active peers who are a similar weight, according to a new study.
Childhood and adolescent mental health are the focus of a new short film from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE), launched today, World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018).
Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in June using CLS study data.
New findings published by CLS during Mental Health Awareness Week have revealed how teenage girls from less well-off families are more likely to experience mental ill-health than their better-off peers.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in November using CLS study data.
Findings from cohort studies show that childhood disadvantage is strongly associated with poorer adult mental wellbeing for Generation X.
New research using the Millennium Cohort Study shows a quarter of girls (24%) and one in 10 boys (9%) are depressed at age 14.
People who exercise regularly are more likely to be satisfied with their lives, according to a new study.
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