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Self-Harm Is On The Rise With Teens, And Needing Attention Has Nothing To Do With It

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Finding physical pain to help relieve emotional distress

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Study Finds Teenagers Benefit More From Having One Close Friend Than Being Part Of Big Gang

on July 2, 2015 by

Teens from disadvantaged backgrounds benefit from one best friend

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Teens Downloading Jott Like Crazy

on June 28, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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The Fading Of The Teen Summer Job

on June 25, 2015 by

Teen employment has fallen in recent decades

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Teens Unfamiliar With Harms Of Pot, E-Cigs

on June 25, 2015 by

Focus group of 24 kids finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes

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‘The Teenage Brain,’ and More

on June 22, 2015 by

A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

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Children Reared by ‘Mom and Dad’ Are Better Off ThanThose Reared by Homosexuals

on June 21, 2015 by

Study: which screened more than 15,000 Americans and interviewed nearly 3,000, radically challenges the previous scientific consensus

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Flashback: Stronger Father-Son Relationships Curtail Youth Delinquency

on June 21, 2015 by

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Fathers Have Big Influence On Teens’ Drinking Habits

on June 21, 2015 by

Parents’ influence on teens’ drinking varies in girls and boys

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Teen Brain “Working Memory” Linked To Risky Choices

on June 21, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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What’s Hot?

on June 21, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Older Teens, Asians, At Highest Risk Of Self-Harm

on June 21, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teen Drivers Can Double Family Auto Insurance Rates

on June 20, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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How Dads Use Netflix: To Get Kids Into Nostalgic Cartoons

on June 19, 2015 by

75% say it lets them feel like a child again

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Study: Parents’ Ages Linked To Autism Risk

on June 18, 2015 by

Older parents face an increased risk of having a child with autism, new research shows

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Why Are Teens So Moody And Impulsive?

on June 17, 2015 by

This Neuroscientist Has The Answer

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Study: Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens??

on June 17, 2015 by

Since 1996, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana

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on June 17, 2015 by

More teens going to emergency rooms with self-inflicted injuries

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Underage Drinking Is Down

on June 17, 2015 by

Are teens partying less?

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Teenagers Are Losing Confidence In The American Dream

on June 16, 2015 by

High-school seniors in the mid-1990s appeared to have more faith in social mobility and less confidence in the power of having money

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Jailed Teens More Likely To Drop Out, Return To Prison As Adults

on June 14, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Anxiety Displaces Depression as Number One Mental Health Concern Among College Students

on June 14, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teens Start Misusing ADHD Drugs And Other Stimulants Earlier Than Previously Thought

on June 14, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Suicides Rise For Black Children

on June 9, 2015 by

Black children between the ages of 5 and 11 killed themselves

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Flashback: Ouija Board 2014 Christmas Must Have

on June 8, 2015 by

Searches for ouija boards on Google up 300% since last month…hottest gifts likely to sell out this season

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Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier

on June 7, 2015 by

Unruly and aggressive from a young age were found to be more likely to start having sex before age 16

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What’s Hot?

on June 7, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Bullied Teens At Risk For Later Depression

on June 6, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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More Research Finds Helicopter Parenting Backfires

on June 6, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Childhood Inactivity Linked To Increased Health Risks In Adolescence

on June 6, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Everything You Know About Millennials Is Wrong

on June 5, 2015 by

IBM conducted a global study that aimed to separate fact from fiction

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Study: Nearly Third Of Teens Changed Health Habits Based On Online Search

on June 4, 2015 by

While most teens rely on digital resources to learn more about puberty, drugs, sex and depression

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New Study Says Social Media Plays A Big Role In Divorce

on June 4, 2015 by

1 in 7 married people would consider a divorce because of how their spouses were behaving on popular social media sites

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The Dark Side of Teens Texting [infographic]

on June 2, 2015 by

Here are a few things that standout

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Study: Religious Orientation

on June 2, 2015 by

Generational and Time Period Differences in American Adolescents’

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1 In 5 Women Are Sexually Assaulted During First Year Of College

on May 31, 2015 by

The researchers say the results show rape among young women has reached epidemic levels

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Most Students Expect Parents’ Financial Help After College

on May 31, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teen Drivers A Risk To Everyone On The Road

on May 31, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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New Documentary Shows How Porn Companies Lure Teenage Girls

on May 30, 2015 by

Documentary points out that more people visit porn sites in a month than Netflix, Twitter and Amazon combined

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Online Overload

on May 30, 2015 by

British youth ages of 16 and 24 are spending an average of 27 hours, 36 minutes online every week

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Sex Doesn’t Sell…

on May 27, 2015 by

More research is backing up the idea that sex doesn’t actually sell

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White Students More Likely To Be Bullied Than Minorities…

on May 26, 2015 by

1 in 4 surveyed U.S. students say they have been bullied in school. 6 percentage point decline from two years earlier

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Americans’ Ideal Family Size Is Smaller Than It Used To Be

on May 26, 2015 by

Half of Americans (48%) say two is the ideal number of children for a family to have

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Family Size Grows Among Highly Educated Women

on May 26, 2015 by

And the decline of the four-child family

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Call Of Duty Increases Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

on May 26, 2015 by

University of Montreal study finds video game players navigate the screen using a key area of the brain

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Best And Worst States To Raise Kids

on May 25, 2015 by

Yahoo Parenting

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U.S. Teen Birth Rate Continues to Drop

on May 24, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Less Teen Sleep Linked To More Alcohol, Marijuana Use

on May 24, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Brain Differences Seen In Teenage Heavy Drinkers

on May 24, 2015 by

The findings may help explain why heavy-drinking teens decline in school performance

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How Same-Sex Marriage Has Changed Canada

on May 20, 2015 by

In Canada, freedom to assemble and speak freely about man-woman marriage, family and sexuality are restricted

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Anxious Parents= Anxious Kids

on May 16, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Most Parents Perceive Their Obese Kids As ‘About the Right Weight’

on May 16, 2015 by

Disturbing:The children in the second study group were more overweight than the first study group

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Survey fail – Christianity Isn’t Dying: Ed Stetzer

on May 15, 2015 by

Fakers who don’t go to church are just giving up the pretense

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Evangelicals Stay Strong as Christianity Crumbles in America

on May 15, 2015 by

ChristianityToday

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Flashback: The American Church Is More Evangelical Than Ever

on May 15, 2015 by

By Ed Stetzer

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New Report Shows Rich People Drink The Most, More High Schoolers Are Binging….

on May 14, 2015 by

Teenagers 15 were also found to be drinking markedly more than they did in 2001

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Binge Drinking Around The Globe

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Dangerous Binge Drinking Has Increased Among Teens And Young Adults Around The Globe

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Study Finds Fewer Christians, More Unaffiliated In US

on May 13, 2015 by

Yahoo News

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America Is Becoming Less Christian

on May 13, 2015 by

…and US Christianity is becoming less white

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Flashback: Leggings Are The New Jeans

on May 13, 2015 by

Recent teen spending report reveals that activewear a is now more popular than denim among these young consumers

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Porn And Video Game Addiction Are Leading To ‘Masculinity Crisis’

on May 10, 2015 by

Young men’s brains are being ‘digitally rewired’

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Consuming Energy Drinks And Alcohol Increases Risks Of Teen Alcohol Abuse

on May 9, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Fathers Have Big Influence On Teens’ Drinking Habits

on May 7, 2015 by

Nearly 4,000 boys and girls answered questionnaires about their own drinking

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Middle-Seat Kid Far From Windows But Closer To Success

on May 4, 2015 by

“cars are a unique environment and a lot can be revealed when everyone is sitting together in a confined space.”

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Young People Think Friends Are More At Risk Of Cyberbullying

on May 4, 2015 by

Young people are aware of the risks of cyberbullying but perceive others as being more at risk than themselves

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U.S. Split Along Racial Lines On Backlash Against Police

on May 4, 2015 by

Whites, Blacks Split Over Cause of Unrest

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Most Racist Places In US…

on May 4, 2015 by

Revealed based on Google searches

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Repeated Alcohol Use by Teens Produces Lingering Brain Changes

on May 2, 2015 by

Changes last into adulthood

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Bullying Leads to Depression and Suicidal Thoughts in Teens

on May 2, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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1 In 10 Children In USA Born To Illegal Immigrant…

on April 30, 2015 by

400,000 children are born to illegal immigrants in U.S. each year…automatically become U.S. citizens

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Binge Drinking In America Getting Worse?

on April 27, 2015 by

A look at findings of new study

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Babies As Young As 6 MONTHS Are Using Tablets Before They Can Walk

on April 27, 2015 by

By the age of one, some infants is using devices for at least an hour a day

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One In Three Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide

on April 25, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Brains Of Teen Drivers Respond Differently When Mom Is In The Car

on April 25, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Can’t Get A Song Out Of Your Head?

on April 24, 2015 by

Study finds solution to prevent catchy lyrics turning into ‘brainworms’

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Study: Pot Users May Have ‘FALSE MEMORIES’

on April 24, 2015 by

Brains scans showed users have a less active hippocampus area associated with storing/retrieving memories

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Short-Sighted Children Blamed On Indoor Lifestyles

on April 24, 2015 by

Sedentary lifestyles are bad for the eyes as well as the waistline

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Middle Class Incomes Drop As Immigration Surges

on April 24, 2015 by

Wages of America’s middle class have dropped below 1970s levels as immigration has surged 325 percent

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Research Has Linked Artificial Light Exposure To Health Problems

on April 23, 2015 by

95% of Americans regularly use screens shortly before going to sleep

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Does Alcohol In Movies Make Teens More Likely To Drink?

on April 23, 2015 by

Seeing actors drink alcohol in movies seems to…

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Millennials Feeling More Comfortable With Their Finances

on April 22, 2015 by

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WATCH: Fascinating New Neurological Evidence Regarding Marijuana Usage!

on April 21, 2015 by

A look at the science behind it

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Disturbing New ‘Kylie Jenner Challenge’

on April 21, 2015 by

Teens suck shot glasses to blow up their lips to double their size… with disastrous results

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Flashback: Pot Smoking May Leave Mark on Teen Brains and Drop in IQ Points

on April 21, 2015 by

Teenagers who frequently smoke marijuana may be setting themselves up for declines in intelligence and mental function

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Shocking Toll Of Social Media On Girls’ Mental Health

on April 20, 2015 by

How sexualised images are fuelling rise in anxiety among pupils aged 11 to 13

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What’s Hot?

on April 19, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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E-Cigarette Use Triples Among Teens

on April 18, 2015 by

E-cigarette use among high school students spiked from 2013 to 2014, according to a new study

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Teens Spending More on Experiences, Less on Possessions

on April 18, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Fatal Crashes Involving Teen Drivers Decline Sharply

on April 18, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Death By iPhone. . . . Sort Of. . .

on April 15, 2015 by

Walt Mueller

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The Case For Taking Parental Leave When Your Kids Are Teenagers

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“Kids like being with their parents at this age,” he says. “A lot of surveys say they wish their parents would talk…

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Ever Wonder What Your Teenager Is Doing Behind That Screen All Day?

on April 14, 2015 by

92% of teens go online every day, and 24 percent say they’re online “almost constantly

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Dashcam video Shows How Little It Takes To Distract Teens Behind The Wheel

on April 13, 2015 by

Based on examination of 1,691 eligible crashes, distracted driving was the cause of 6/10 accidents.

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Family Stress Linked To Adolescent Obesity

on April 11, 2015 by

There is a relationship between long-term exposure to three specific types of family stressors and children becoming obese by the time they…

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Energy Drinks Carry Cardiac Risks For Adolescents

on April 11, 2015 by

According to new research, energy drinks pose serious cardiac risks for the adolescents who consume them.

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Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015

on April 10, 2015 by

24% of teens go online “almost constantly,” facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones

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The Sex Appeal Of Non-Conformity

on April 9, 2015 by

New research finds following your own path is a turn-on to potential romantic partners of both sexes.

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THE CHANGING DIGITAL LANDSCAPE

on April 8, 2015 by

We are living in a world of 24/7 connectivity, accessing our content on our own terms, and we like it that way

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Flashback: The Teenage Plastic Surgery Boom

on April 7, 2015 by

Between 1996 and 2010 the number of teenagers aged 13-19 having elective cosmetic surgery has increased by 548%

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Teens Getting Shut Out Of The Work Force

on April 6, 2015 by

The number of jobs held by teens between 14 and 18 years old shrank by 33 percent between 2001 and 2014