Politics Stressing Youth

Politics Stressing Youth

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1471 , Segment 3

Episode: Internet Rudeness, Successful Parents, Politics Stressing Youth

  • Apr 7, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 27:27 mins

Melissa DeJonckheere, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow with the Michigan Mixed Methods Research & Scholarship Program. She recently completed her Ph.D. in Educational Studies at the University of Cincinnati, where she worked on qualitative and mixed methods projects in both the education and health fields. With as divided as it is, the current political climate has been difficult for Americans of all political stripes. The focus has been on adults, yet teens and college-aged Americans are exposed to the same headlines. Are the polarized headlines and political events causing unhealthy levels of stress for our youth? To look into this further Dr. Melissa DeJonckheere shares her research.

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