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1 in 10 Teenagers Have Considered Self-harm and Suicide in Pandemic Era: Survey

1 in 10 Teenagers Have Considered Self-harm and Suicide in Pandemic Era: Survey

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — A considerable number of teenagers are facing depression and anxiety following the coronavirus outbreak, with 1 in 10 South Korean teenagers saying they have considered self-harm or even suicide, a survey showed Tuesday. The Korea Society for Traumatic Stress Studies conducted an online survey of 570 teenagers between 13 [...]

Teenagers and Young Adults Most Stressed by ‘Anger Towards Others’

Teenagers and Young Adults Most Stressed by ‘Anger Towards Others’

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the raging coronavirus pandemic, teenagers have turned out to receive most stress from ‘anger towards others’. The state-run Korea Youth Counseling and Welfare Institute conducted an online survey of 862 teenagers and young adults between 9 and 24 years of age, in which ‘anger towards others’ scored 3.76 [...]

S. Korean Teens Sidelined from Abortion Debate

S. Korean Teens Sidelined from Abortion Debate

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Last week, the government announced plans to introduce a new amendment bill that allows abortion until the 14th week of pregnancy, while also retaining penalties for illegal abortions. Abortion-related discussions are also occurring among teens, who have been relatively sidelined from mainstream debate. The bill stipulates that minors over 16 [...]