Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens. In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless classic symptoms of depression surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen suicide attempts increased 23 percent.
Jean Twenge has received funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Russell Sage Foundation.Quoted From: http://theconversation.com/with-teen-mental-health-deteriorating-over-five-years-theres-a-likely-culprit-86996
"This presentation will review the ketogenic diet, its safety, and its use in treating obesity, diabetes, and psychiatric disorders. The ketogenic diet has been used since the 1920's for the treatment of epilepsy, and is often effective when medications and even surgery fail to work. The ketogenic diet is known to affect the brain in many ways that may help psychiatric disorders in addition to epilepsy. It is well established that anti-epileptic medications are often useful in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, including mood and psychotic disorders, so it is reasonable to think that it might be an effective treatment for psychiatric disorders as well. Additionally, obesity and diabetes are seen at much higher rates in people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and the ketogenic diet can be used to address these two important medical issues." Christopher M. Palmer, MDThe Ketogenic diet in medicine and psychiatry
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