The stage of adolescence, between the ages of about 13 and 21, is perhaps the most difficult, challenging, confusing and dangerous. The adolescent is not only struggling with typical teenage challenge...
Communication between parents and children can often be a power and control dynamic. Parents especially get caught in this kind of situation where the child or adolescent is saying things to which any...
Urinating while asleep, or bedwetting, is common in children. It is messy and bothersome, but as it is involuntary, it can only be a sign of a developing body growing adapted to sleeping without diape...
Adolescent bodybuilding is a great way to instill discipline and start out on the road to a healthy lifestyle at a young age. In contrast to bodybuilding for the older crowd, adolescent bodybuildi...
Several studies have been conducted at both cross--sectional as well as longitudinal level facilitating the research by means of finding and establishing the probable relationship between the adole...
I used to think that when I became a parent I would understand certain things, but now that I am one, the questions remain. I'm sure there are many other parents as confused about these issues as I a...
Child & Adolescent Depression: Five Signs & Symptoms1. Change in appetiteOne of the keystone symptoms of any individual's depression, especially in children/teenagers, is a change in appetite. This c...
Obesity has been growing rapidly in the adult population of many western nations for some years now and is officially at epidemic proportions. This is worrying enough in itself, but of much more c...
Obesity has been growing rapidly in the adult population of many western nations for some years now and is officially at epidemic proportions. This is worrying enough in itself, but of much more conce...
Pressured to take a family holiday, but dreading the prospect of close proximity?So many times when the family is thrown together the little niggling problems from normal family life seem to loo...