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  1. TiredSoul

    Anyone have an older teen/young adult who was diagnosis'd with ODD as a child?

    My son was diagnosis'd with ADHD and ODD in Kindergarten. He still has these characteristics at age 17. What has helped your child? Are they still like this? Did they outgrow it? How is their life now? Oppositional Defiant Disorder ⚠️Angry and irritable mood: ✓Often and easily loses temper ✓Is...
  2. runawaybunny

    Parents aren't powerless when it comes to sleep-deprived teenagers

    Teenagers in the US simply don't get enough shut eye. The consequences of this epidemic of sleep deprivation are extensive and include increasing rates of anxiety and depression among adolescents, as well as suicidal thoughts and actions. Sleep-deprived teens are more likely to be involved in...
  3. runawaybunny

    Teenagers less likely to respond to mothers with controlling tone of voice

    New study showed adolescents were less likely to want to engage with schoolwork when mothers spoke with a pressurising tone Teenagers are less likely to cooperate and put effort into their mother's requests when they are said in a controlling tone of voice, researchers have found. Speaking to...
  4. runawaybunny

    Increases in social media use and television viewing associated with increases in teen depression

    A new study by a team of CHU Sainte-Justine and Université de Montréal scientists has revealed that social media use and television viewing are linked to increases in adolescent depressive symptoms. Changes in adolescent social media use and television use predict increases in symptoms of...
  5. runawaybunny

    My great nephew that I have raised since he was 11 months old just turned 16

    Starting this thread on behalf of our new member @Dolly First of all, thank you for welcoming me. My son, which is not my biological son, but, he is my great nephew that I have raised since he was 11 months old just turned 16. He is very disrespectful, angry and cusses. We will be starting...
  6. runawaybunny

    Altered brain activity in antisocial teenagers

    Teenage girls with problematic social behavior display reduced brain activity and weaker connectivity between the brain regions implicated in emotion regulation. The findings of an international study carried out by researchers from the University of Zurich and others now offer a neurobiological...
  7. runawaybunny

    Teens face health and safety risks exploring sex online

    Teens spend hours every day on internet-connected devices, where limitless opportunities to explore sexuality online. These opportunities don't come without big risks, though. A researcher from Michigan State University found that online sexual experiences can predict whether they become victims...
  8. D

    How to get my 17 year old out of my home quickly in california

    My son is 17 he spent 6 months at a behavior hospital, 21 days getting medication situation in hospital, and 3 7 day acute stays and he Is still abusive, refuses medication, he threatens our lives and puts us in jeopardy of being homeless daily. He doesn’t follow rules, or laws, refuses to go...
  9. runawaybunny

    Screen time -- even before bed -- has little impact on teen well-being

    Data from more than 17,000 teenagers show little evidence of a relationship between screen time and well-being in adolescents. The study, published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, casts doubt on the widely accepted notion that spending time...
  10. runawaybunny

    Split and continuous sleep in teens impact cognition and glucose levels differently

    Many adolescent students sleep less than the recommended duration of 8-10 hours a night. It is unclear; however, whether short night sleep combined with an afternoon nap is as good as having the same amount of sleep continuously during the night without a nap. Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical...
  11. runawaybunny

    Online program helps prevent teen depression

    Although up to 20 percent of adolescents experience a depressive episode each year, the medical community has struggled to implement programs that effectively prevent depression. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have worked to fill this gap in pediatric primary care by...
  12. runawaybunny

    Teen cannabis use is not without risk to cognitive development

    Although studies have shown that alcohol and cannabis misuse are related to impaired cognition in youth, previous studies were not designed to understand this relationship and differentiate whether cannabis use was causal or consequential to cognitive impairment. A new study by researchers at...
  13. runawaybunny

    Depressed teens, depressed parents

    Treating depression in teens may benefit parents' mental health, too, study finds The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviors, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to research presented at the annual convention...
  14. runawaybunny

    Parental controls do not stop teens from seeing pornography, new research finds

    The struggle to shape the experiences young people have online is now part of modern parenthood. As children and teenagers spend increasing amounts of time online, a significant share of parents and guardians now use Internet filtering tools (such as parental controls) to protect their children...
  15. runawaybunny

    Timely interventions help spot signs of teen dating violence

    One in 10 youth experience dating violence. They've been purposely hit, slapped or hurt while in a relationship -- actions that can impart long-lasting effects on the victim. But just one session of a behavioral intervention held in the emergency department to reduce underage drinking also...
  16. runawaybunny

    Tackling bullying could help reduce depression in autistic teens

    Teens who are bullied and are autistic or have social communication difficulties have higer rates of depression Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied. Researchers at the University of...
  17. runawaybunny

    Teens aren’t just risk machines – there’s a method to their madness

    You know the conventional wisdom: Adolescents are impulsive by nature, like bombs ready to go off at the most minor trigger. Parents feel they must cross their fingers and hope no one lights the fuse that will lead to an explosion. Adults often try restricting and monitoring teens’ behavior, in...
  18. runawaybunny

    Phone-addicted teens are unhappy

    A new study by SDSU psychology professor Jean M. Twenge finds that more screen time is coincides with less happiness in youths Happiness is not a warm phone, according to a new study exploring the link between adolescent life satisfaction and screen time. Teens whose eyes are habitually glued...
  19. runawaybunny

    Teenage depression linked to father's depression

    Adolescents whose fathers have depressive symptoms are more likely to experience symptoms of depression themselves, finds a new study led by UCL researchers. While the link between mothers' depression and depression in their children is well-established, the new Lancet Psychiatry study is the...
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    14 year old molesting a child

    My 14 year old son is being charged with a 2nd degree felony for indecency with a child. I thought it would never happen to me. The child was 4(girl) and a distant none-blood relative. This did not happen while he was in my care. My S.O of 3 years and I just recently moved in together while all...
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