While rates of depression and other indicators of mental health have been worsening for both boys and girls, there appears to a much sharper impact on females. This can be expected, as the different sexes mature in different ways. As boys grow, if they feel aggression or anger they tend to deal with it in a physical way. Their use of devices often tends towards gaming and web browsing. But girls tend to express their aggression in a social way, and these ever-present digital tools lend themselves to that.
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