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2013-10-02 13:04:29

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry A study published in the October 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that approximately one in three teens with bipolar disorder developed substance abuse, for the first time, during 4 years of follow-up. The study also identified several risk factors that predicted who among these teens was most likely to develop substance abuse. Using data from...

2013-10-01 23:36:36

MyVoiceNow gives teens an opportunity to raise their awareness of current issues in the world and let their voices be heard through the vast reaches of the Internet. Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 MyVoiceNow is an online resource providing a place where teens can go to have their stories shared and their voices heard. The company is providing a place for current issues to be displayed for viewers, and for people to visit the site and share their own stories. There is also an...

2013-09-30 23:45:46

Teen Rehabilitation Center CEO discusses how to combat negative influences in your child’s life Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Teens today are subjected to an ever-increasing amount of influences. Their peers play a more significant role, and the media reaches into our homes from the television. Parents continually fight to minimize negative influences. But how effective are they? Who has the biggest influence on our teens? As a licensed clinical social worker with more than 30...

2013-09-30 14:12:17

Are we allowing alcohol marketing to children and teens via the music they love? As many as one in five songs in the UK top ten today include references to alcohol -- a figure rising partly due to US-imported songs. What impact is this having on the youth of today? Experts warn that fresh evidence demonstrates that public health messages on alcohol may no longer be audible over the louder message from some sections of the music industry. Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University,...

2013-09-26 23:24:28

New research suggests that novice teenage drivers (age 15-17) are about eight times more likely than young adult drivers (age 18-24) to have a fatal crash if teenage passengers are in the motor vehicle. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 New research suggests that novice teenage drivers (age 15-17) are about eight times more likely than young adult drivers (age 18-24) to have a fatal crash if teenage passengers are in the motor vehicle. Moreover, that teen passenger risk...

2013-09-25 23:03:12

Teens open up about body image, communication, bullying and other issues in the lives of girls today. Nutley, NJ (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Cyber-bullying, texting, body image and peer pressure are all issues teen girls must face in today’s complex world. To help these teens, a second session of “It’s A Girl Thing,” a ten-week group program to empower teen girls, begins on October 15. It follows a successful session earlier this year. “Our spring session was lively and so...

2013-09-24 11:10:29

Friendships matter throughout life, and in early adolescence they provide validation and emotional support. Now a new study has found that friendships across ethnic groups in urban middle schools help protect youths from feeling vulnerable, making them feel less lonely and at the same time safer. As the population of children in the United States grows increasingly diverse, this study has implications for how educators oversee student interactions. The study, by researchers at the...

Casual Attitude Sibling Bullying
2013-09-23 14:17:01

[ Watch The Video: Sibling Bullying Could Lead To Mental Problems ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many recent public awareness campaigns have focused on preventing bullying among peers, whether that bullying takes place at school or the workplace. However, some new studies have begun looking at the home as the place where the psychological mechanisms that give rise to bullying first take root. In one such study recently published in the Journal of Interpersonal...

School Desks Causing Kids Back Pain
2013-09-23 12:15:50

[ Watch The Video: Backpacks Could Lead To Backpain ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As adults around the United States watch with schadenfreude as kids around them settle back into their school-day routines, it may concern them to know that the ergonomics of a child’s school environment are less than optimal. In fact, some kids are suffering physical consequences because of the amount of time they spend sitting at a desk or lifting heavy books. According to a...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.