Studies are suggesting that today’s teens are having a greater struggle than previous generations. Psychologists say the best way to deal with this is through communication.
Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.
A national expert on the causes of stress for high school students suggests you can have too much of a good thing – homework.
One of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.
This time of year sees the combination of prom season and the return home of college students to their families. It’s a good time to remind them about the dangers of drinking and driving.
New research demonstrates that when students at boarding schools began school at 8:25 a.m. (versus 8 a.m.), they were able to get 29 minutes more sleep per night.
Compared to 15 years ago, a new study shows that young girls are developing breasts at an earlier age than before, due to a rise in obesity.
A Swedish study looking at teenagers diagnosed with cancer finds the teens are at an increased risk of suicide compared to their peers.
Nearly 1 in 10 youths surveyed admit to perpetrating some type of sexual violence in their lifetime, with 4% reporting they’d attempted or completed rape.
You might want to think twice the next time you’re ready to scream at your defiant teen.
Sean Covey’s book, The Six Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, promotes down to earth discussions that resonant with kids.
In the prologue to Sticks and Stones, author Emily Bazelon describes an episode in her life that happened two and a half decades ago.
The National Youth Tobacco Survey looked at middle and high school students use of smokeless tobacco and found it increased significantly in the 15 to 17-year-old age group.
Researchers followed adolescents from ages 14 to 18. More sleep was associated with a reduction in average BMI.
There is an interesting report from the University of Virginia looking at more than 170 young adults, from age 13 to 23, to study the long-term effects of teenage behaviors.