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Petris Center Director Dr. Richard Scheffler was quoted in the New York Times article “Is the Drive for Success Making Our Children Sick?” published on January 2nd.
On the topic of academic pressure and its connections to depression, anxiety, and physical symptoms, including headaches and ulcers, increasingly seen in adolescents, Dr. Scheffler was quoted, saying, “Many of the health effects are apparent now, but many more will echo through the lives of our children. We will all pay the cost of treating them and suffer the loss of their productive contributions.”
The full article can be read here.