Posts Tagged ‘Responsibilities’

  • Childhood Neglect Can Lead To Poor Coping Skills And Depression

    Childhood Neglect Can Lead To Poor Coping Skills And Depression

    Sep 17, 13 • 4094 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on Childhood Neglect Can Lead To Poor Coping Skills And Depression

    Childhood experiences can play a large and very important role in determining who we become as adults. When children are abused either verbally, physically, or sexually, such upbringing often shapes how they will respond to problems, view the world, and even...

  • Study Shows That Parental Influence Is Critical For Teens’ Choices

    Study Shows That Parental Influence Is Critical For Teens’ Choices

    Sep 13, 13 • 3271 Views • For the ParentsComments Off on Study Shows That Parental Influence Is Critical For Teens’ Choices

    While alcohol and tobacco companies have often been accused of marketing their products to teenagers, parents may be surprised to know that there is work being done to counter the effort. Zhiyong Yang is an associate professor of marketing in the UT Arlington...

  • Reward Processing Connected to Depression in Adolescents

    Reward Processing Connected to Depression in Adolescents

    Sep 5, 13 • 2284 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Reward Processing Connected to Depression in Adolescents

    Teens often spend hours seeking out pleasurable activities each week. Parents may scratch their heads and express frustration at their teens’ seemingly endless pursuit of fun while responsibilities connected with schoolwork and home are pushed aside. Time...

  • The “Ophelia Complex” and the American Teenage Girl

    Aug 26, 13 • 6081 Views • Self Esteem & IdentityComments Off on The “Ophelia Complex” and the American Teenage Girl

    When Mary Piper, PhD, published Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls nearly twenty years ago, she described a phenomenon observed by many but understood by few. What most parents, grandparents, and other adults in the lives of girls witness...

  • Tortured by Food?…MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Was Too

    Aug 16, 13 • 4033 Views • Eating DisordersComments Off on Tortured by Food?…MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski Was Too

    Sure, when someone looks at a highly confident woman with a 5’6” frame who barely tips the scales at a little over 130 pounds, they aren’t immediately thinking, “Hey, this girl is the picture of someone who has a problem with food.” And while Mika...

  • Lindsay Lohan’s Antics and the Effect on Teen Girls

    Aug 15, 13 • 5424 Views • Celebrity Substance AbuseComments Off on Lindsay Lohan’s Antics and the Effect on Teen Girls

    The women who are famous and who capture the most media attention are the train wrecks. Years ago it was Paris Hilton and her DUIs, cocaine possession arrests, and of course her infamous sex tape. Kim Kardashian’s fame also began with a sex tape. For the...

  • Reward Processing Connected to Depression in Adolescents

    Jul 8, 13 • 3505 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Reward Processing Connected to Depression in Adolescents

    Teens often spend hours seeking out pleasurable activities each week. Parents may scratch their heads and express frustration at their teens’ seemingly endless pursuit of fun while responsibilities connected with schoolwork and home are pushed aside. Time...