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ADHD Scale: How it Determines if Your Child Has ADHD
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Have you ever wondered how an ADHD scale works? How exactly do mental health professionals determine if your child or adolescent has ADHD? But most importantly, how much can we rely on modern medicine’s evaluation tools? As a concerned parent,...
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Parenting Tips for Recognizing Bad Teen Behavior
Recognizing bad teen behavior can be hard to identify. Every teenager goes through a phase of independence. Instead of coming to their parents for guidance, they confide in their friends. Unfortunately, friends can have a negative influence on your teen’s...
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Why Therapeutic Boarding Schools are the Best Option for Troubled Teens
Therapeutic boarding schools are an option for troubled teens that have difficulty in traditional schools. Therapeutic boarding schools are alternative schools that specialize in both education and therapy. Part academic institution, part residential treatment program, therapeutic boarding schools are a...
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The Dangers of Teen Depression and Self-Harm
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The number of teens who experience depression has soared over the last few years. There has been a high rate of teen suicides and more incidences of self-harm. Teen depression is affected by academics, life experiences, and stress. Teens express...
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Helpful Tips for Parenting Teens with Autism
Parents of teens with autism go through a lot of stress. The constant tantrums, the lack of support, the absence of government programs, and many other obstacles can cause serious family drama. Recently, Psychology Today published an article written by...
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Young Adult Depression: What to do When Your Child is Refusing Therapy
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Treating young adult depression is a delicate subject. Many teens refuse therapy because of the stigma associated with it. They may have also had a negative experience with a professional in the past. “Convincing a reluctant teen to go to...
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How to Address Your Teen with Video Game Addiction
Video game addiction is a growing epidemic in the United States. Teens are especially vulnerable to this disease with the onslaught of available platforms to play games. Video game addiction is recognized as a similar addiction to gambling as the...
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Teen Sleep: Why it is Important for your Teen’s Wellbeing
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Sleep is an essential building block for life. When we sleep, we rebuild many functions that we lose throughout the day. Sleep is imperative to function successfully throughout the day. For teens, sleep is even more important. Teen’s brains are...
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Understanding Your Aspergers Teen and Procrastination
Being the parent of an Aspergers teen can be quite frustrating and challenging. The lack of focus, the failure to turn in homework assignments, and the constant inconsistency with daily chores can cause friction between parents and teens. A recent...
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What is Residential Therapy and How Can it Help Your Teen
Residential therapy is a modern and integrative approach that aims to help children and teens grow into healthy adults. Being a relatively new approach, some experts are skeptical about its effectiveness and outcomes. But aside from that, some parents are...
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