Teenagers

Coleman: What Is Adolescence?

Coleman (1995) describes adolescence as a difficult stage to define because it is to some degree artificial. What we do know about the current definition …

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Parenting Style: The Impact On You And Your Children

In his book ‘How to Survive Family Life’  Oliver James describes four parenting styles and the impact they have on children.
Avoidant: unconsciously we consider our …

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Teenagers Want Independence: How Can Parents Help?

Are you in your late teens? Do you remember what it was like to be aged 18 to 21? This period of life can be …

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Can Anti-Social Behaviour In Young Girls Lead To Depression?

Social scientists at Washington University studied girls and boys aged 6-7 years old. They found that girls who demonstrate anti-social behaviour at this age are …

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Did My Parents Have A Positive Or Negative Impact On Me?

Why do counsellors sometimes spend time analysing a clients’ childhood? Do your parents/guardians really have an impact on who you are as an adult?
When you …

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Why Is It So Hard Being A Teenager?

These are some of the comments I found while researching this subject:
I just don’t understand adults. I try to make my parents proud of me, …

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