Teen Anxiety

Interesting article. The conversations are turning more and more to how to build their child’s character, inner strength, and a warm heart rather than how to build his transcript and resume. His mental and physical health depend on it. Depression in...
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Teens

I heard this interview on the radio and was impressed by how succinctly and articulately this physician/professor laid out the good, bad and ugly of the adolescent brain including the adolescent’s ability to learn more quickly and conversely to become addicted more rapidly than his adult counterpart Teen...
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A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D.

I have often thought that this disorder should be called “Attention Variability Disorder” and was most pronounced when one was doing a repetitive, uninteresting task. So I found this article the New York Times posted was quite interesting. Food for thought: ADHD Fix
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Why Teens ‘Act Crazy’

  Understanding how teenagers tick can be helpful — or more distressing! This article sheds light on both how slow the prefrontal cortex (where rational thinking occurs) is to develop, but also how hyper-activated other areas that breed anxiety and thrill seeking are. As parents, we’re fighting to keep our children emotionally healthy and safe while Mother Nature seems to be fighting...
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