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Boys Need Mentors More than Ever

In 2002, the U.S. Secret Service completed the Safe School Initiative, a study of school shootings and other school-based attacks. The study examined ...


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Actors Distance Themselves from Christian Upbringing

The actors Brad Pitt and Hugh Jackman both grew up in Christian homes and both men have since distanced themselves from their faith. Here's how Brad Pitt ...


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Parenting Teens: Take Them Up Mount Everest

Imagine that you've chosen to scale Mount Everest. You've shelled out sixty thousand dollars to your Sherpa guides. After a few days, you finally ...


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Girl Carves the Word "EMPTY" into Her Skin

Psychologist Madeline Levine has been counseling teenagers for over 25 years, but recently Levine has begun to see a new breed of unhappy teenagers—smart, ...


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Study Shows the Harm from Long-Term Marijuana Use

A new study from New Zealand concluded that "young people who smoke [marijuana] for years run the risk of a significant and irreversible reduction in ...


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Statistics from a National Study on Teen Masturbation

Dr. Cynthia Robbins from the pediatrics department at Indiana University led the first national study of teen masturbation. The researchers analyzed the ...


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7th Grade Boy Achieves Popularity by Betraying a Friend

Right after I finished 6th grade, my family moved to a new town. As I started junior high that fall, I suddenly found myself in a school I didn't know, ...


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The Science of an Adolescent's Changing Brain

A 2011 article in National Geographic asks: "Moody. Impulsive. Maddening. Why do teenagers act the way they do?" The article implies that gaining insight ...


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Son Asks His Father's Help to Avoid the Darkness

One weekend, author Paul Tripp gave his teenage son permission to spend the weekend at a friend's house. But during the weekend Paul received a call from ...


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Teens Look to Parents for Advice on Sexuality

A 2011 study revealed a surprising source for teenagers to learn about sexuality—their parents. Here are some of the results of the research:

  • 45 percent of teenagers rely most heavily on their parents for information about sexuality.

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