Study: High school students turn to sex and violence
from Daily Life
Australian high school students are turning to violence, alcohol and unwanted sex to cope with problems a new study shows. The study of the mental health of almost 4500 year 7 to 12 students, revealed that 34 percent of girls and 30 percent of boys felt constantly under strain and unable to overcome difficulties a further one in three girls and a quarter of boys are depressed. More than half had low levels of resilience and of those, 43 percent felt violence was an appropriate way to solve relationship issues.
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