People participate in a candlelight vigil for Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, who committed suicide in September. Credit: Reena Rose Sibayan, APIt may get better, but for many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, it's still...The good news is that 70 percent of the LGBT youth in the study didn't meet the criteria for any mental disorders.
President Barack Obama walks with Anthony Black from Washington, DC., as he meets with the five children who were featured in the documentary "Waiting for Superman" in the Oval Office on Oct. 11, 2010. Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/APThe...Providing the opportunity for grade school-aged students to meet with counselors is an experiment that could rapidly boost student performance, quell disruptive behavior and resuscitate schools.
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...Teens suffer from depression, anxiety, panic, hyperactivity and short attention spans. Who woulda thunk it?
The Parents' Curse: "I hope you have children just like you!" There may be a scientific basis for that. If your child's temper tantrums and assorted fits are frazzling your last nerve, it could be because he or she is a sort of mini-you. ...
Smoking during pregnancy can be a touchy subject. The negative side effects for both mother and fetus are widely understood, but yet some women simply can't quit until after the baby is born. A recent study suggests that, for at least some smokers,...