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During adolescence, hormones and social pressures collide and many teens act out in a variety of troubling ways. Teens might become moody, angry and secretive, and they may suddenly demand extra sleep. As parents of teens know, these changes seem to appear overnight, and they can dissipate just as quickly. For some teens, however, the […]
Grief and substance abuse often go hand in hand. The word “grief” may sound too heavy and intense to apply to teenage experiences, but in fact, teens have powerful responses to loss. Our culture tends to associate grief with adult emotional processes, while overlooking the fact that children and teens also grieve after losing a […]
For parents, discovering that their has a cutting addiction is often shocking. From the very first moment parents lay their eyes on their children, they’re consumed with keeping them safe. Parents of toddlers hover nearby during the child’s wavering first steps, hands outreached to catch and stop a fall. At the playground, parents watch from […]
In the past, experts thought that obsessive-compulsive disorder was relatively rare, impacting very few people at any given time. Now, it’s widely accepted that obsessive-compulsive disorders are much more common than previously thought, and since this is a disorder that commonly begins during childhood or adolescence, it’s one of the most common mental illnesses found […]
Parts of the brain function as interpreters, but for teens with panic disorders, these interpreters don’t work quite right. In a healthy person, signals from the body are analyzed, and the brain comes up with a narrative that is used to make sense of those signals. The person’s stomach begins to churn and grumble, and […]
There are times when anger issues can translate into serious health and conduct problems for the teen, resulting in the need for teen anger management treatment. Teens can be angry creatures. They might yell at their friends, slam doors or burst into curses when their favorite team doesn’t win the championship. It’s perfectly understandable. Adolescence […]