Early studies have demonstrated that affluent teenagers have anxiety, depression, and substance abuse rates similar to that of teenagers from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Family-focused psychoeducation alleviates symptoms of depression and anxiety in adolescents, but its efficacy has not yet been evaluated in affluent teens.
Osborn, Kendra Adams
"More Money, More Problems? The Effect of Family-Based Psychoeducation on Depression and Anxiety in Affluent Adolescents,"
Tennessee Medicine E-Journal: Vol. 2
, Article 6.
Available at: http://ejournal.tnmed.org/home/vol2/iss3/6