Helping Your Teen to Navigate a Divorce
One of the most difficult ordeals that many teens go through is dealing with their parents getting divorced. Your family serves as the stabilizing influence in your life. A divorce will often leave y
ODD in Teenagers
Oppositional Defiant Disorder is a pattern of anger guided disobedience and hostility towards authority figures. Teens who are stricken with ODD display behaviors that go well beyond the norms for teenage behavior.
Too Many Adolescents are Struggling with Obesity
In the United States the issue of obesity has receive much attention due to shocking statistics that continue to grow each and every year. Currently, it’s estimated that 16-33% of adol
Today, anorexia is a rising and dangerous disorder among teenagers. Shockingly, 15% of teenage girls are struggling with an eating disorder in the United States. This is in accordance to the 5 million Americans suffering from eating disorde
Both Mania and Hypomania are two of the most common associations to Bi-polar disorder in teenagers. Bipolar conditions are accentuated by periods of depression (lows) followed by manic behavior (highs) and can fluctuate in severity on a cas
Is There a Hidden Danger in Social Media for Teens
One of the fastest growing technologies in today’s day is the advancement of social media in our day to day lives. This powerful tool of communication allows us to keep up with news
Help for Your Teenage Daugther
Discovering that your teenager is pregnant can be a scary and traumatic time for the both of you. Not only does the pregnancy change many aspects in a young person’s life, it also puts the life of the y
When going through puberty, teenagers can often times become very moody and irritable. For parents of a teenager going through puberty, it is very tough to tell if their child will be nice and sweet, or will be on edge.