“Golden press:”€™ Teenage Mental Illness Soars in Wealthy US, UK Families

“Golden press:”€™ Teenage Mental Illness Soars in Wealthy US, UK Families

Mental health problems in children from wealthy US and UK families soar, new research reveals. The richer sectors of society are facing a crisis of eating disorders, drug abuse and self-harm, mostly due to “€œunrealistic”€ expectations pinned on kids. Wealthy parents expect their off-springs to excel in all fields, including sports and music, as well as academically, American psychologists claim. This turns even activities once thought to be for fun or for leisure purposes into a stressful experience.

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