It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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By Katherine Nguyen Williams Ph.D. on September 10, 2019 in The Modern Child
Suicide is the second leading cause of death and injury for children and adolescents. Are you worried about your teenager? Learn how to identify the risk factors—and how to help.
By Anthony Tobia, M.D. on September 05, 2019 in Views Through the Psychiatrist’s Lens
A look at films of childhood innocence and baseball—through a psychiatrist's lens.
By Laura Choate Ed.D., LPC on September 04, 2019 in Girls, Women, and Wellness
Is your daughter's mind still in summer Snapchat mode? Here are 7 strategies that can help.
By Alisa Crossfield Ph.D. on September 03, 2019 in Emotionally Healthy Teens
Are you worried about whether your adolescent's behavior is normal? It may matter, but it may not.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on September 02, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
Best friendships are bonded, intimate relationships in mine-adolescence; and when that bond is broken there is much hurt to experience and grieving to do.
By Adam Price Ph.D. on August 31, 2019 in The Unmotivated Teen
The fourth R, relevance, will help kids see why they need to learn the three Rs.
By Tim Elmore on August 29, 2019 in Artificial Maturity
Sometimes students can be overwhelmed and need to be rescued from their mess. Other times you need to risk and prepare them by not removing the load.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on August 29, 2019 in Ambigamy
Many of us look back with regret for having made some huge commitment casually, swayed by influences that didn't matter after all. Here are 6 tips for avoiding such regretables.
By Alison Escalante M.D. on August 29, 2019 in Shouldstorm
How many times have you heard that screen time is bad for adolescent's mental health? A new study published last week suggests the truth may be just the opposite.
By Michael Ungar Ph.D. on August 29, 2019 in Nurturing Resilience
If getting a recent grad to take more responsibility is proving difficult, here are some strategies to make them uncomfortable enough to change.
By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D. on August 28, 2019 in The Moment of Youth
New research sheds light on why it’s important to view relationships with young people as developmental and how this reframing may be different from what you have believed.
By Ritch C Savin-Williams Ph.D. on August 28, 2019 in Sex, Sexuality, and Romance
Are these behaviors displayed by women in the service of men, and are they harmful to both sexes?
By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on August 27, 2019 in Targeted Parenting
New research shows we can help our kids install that "off" button, using mindfulness training.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on August 27, 2019 in Evidence-Based Living
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a policy statement describing how racism affects the well-being of young people.
By Benjamin Cheyette, M.D., and Sarah Cheyette M.D. on August 27, 2019 in 1-2-3-ADHD
So many stimulants, but nothing was really new—until now. But will it work? Is it really better?
By Tyler J. VanderWeele Ph.D. on August 26, 2019 in Human Flourishing
Time to find better leisure-time activities?
By Caroline Thomas on August 23, 2019 in Evidence-Based Parenting
Transitions are hard, especially going back to school. Help prepare your kids with these simple steps!
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on August 23, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
How can we help college students in an age of polarization? Getting back to basics makes a big difference.
By Arash Emamzadeh on August 22, 2019 in Finding a New Home
A large investigation examines social media usage, loneliness, and in-person social interactions in a sample of 8.2 million young Americans.
By Michael Alcee Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Live Life Creatively
Excited and freaked out about college? A few mindset tweaks can make all the difference.
By Lee Bare Ph.D. on August 21, 2019 in Boys Will Be Boys
How to help teenage sons develop listening skills—even when they want to tune us out.
By Pamela S. Willsey LICSW, BCD, PCC on August 21, 2019 in Packing for Success
Have a teen entering his/her first year of college? Here are some tips to make the transition go smoothly for everyone.
By Natalie Bazarova Ph.D. on August 20, 2019 in Social Media Stories
How can young people learn how to use social media? A new tool lets youth "test-drive" social media to learn digital citizenship skills.
By Alisa Crossfield Ph.D. on August 19, 2019 in Emotionally Healthy Teens
Are your tweens and teens struggling with back-to-school anxiety? You may be able to help by recognizing distorted thought patterns.
By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D. on August 19, 2019 in Surviving (Your Child's) Adolescence
One of the least popular parts of secondary education is homework, it can often create demands that cause tension between parent and teenager in the family.
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