Parents are often uncomfortable speaking with their college-age children about depression. Credit: Getty ImagesAs many parents can attest, senior year of high school is a cauldron of emotions. Excitement and fear coexist during this busy transit...
Is moodiness in teens a medical condition? Credit: Getty ImagesTeenagers are nuts. Tell you something you don't know? Very well. Let's get clinical. At least one in five adolescents in the United States has some kind of mental disorder tha...Teens suffer from depression, anxiety, panic, hyperactivity and short attention spans. Who woulda thunk it?
Choose your words carefully when talking to a depressed teen. Credit: Getty ImagesHow to show you care What do you say to someone who's depressed? All too often, it's the wrong thing. "People still have such a cloudy idea of what mental il...
In 2005, Columbia University scholars noted that children in households with median incomes ranging from $80,000 to $102,000, smoked, drank, and used marijuana and hard drugs much more than their urban peers, whose households averaged $35,000 in inco...
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