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Finding the Causes of Criminal Offending

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Finding the Causes of Criminal Offending    

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Effects of Stress on the Adolescent Brain

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Effects of Stress on the Adolescent Brain

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Sanity and the City

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Sanity and the City

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Substance Use Disorder Carries Over into Adulthood

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Substance Use Disorder Carries Over into Adulthood  

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A New Youth Suicide Prevention Program

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A New Youth Suicide Prevention Program   

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How Parents Can Help Kids Struggling with the Current Mental Health Crisis

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How Parents Can Help Kids Struggling with the Current Mental Health Crisis

 Jim Windell

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Do People Outgrow ADHD?

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Do People Outgrow ADHD?   

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Teens, Technology and Coping

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Teens, Technology and Coping

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Getting Teens to Open Up

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Getting Teens to Open Up

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The Facts About Alcohol and Young People

The Facts About Alcohol and Young People

Jim Windell

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Sugar and Spice and Everything Not So Nice?

Sugar and Spice and Everything Not So Nice?

 Jim Windell

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Which Adolescents are Susceptible to Internet Addiction?

Which Adolescents are Susceptible to Internet Addiction?

 Jim Windell

             How have you coped with life during the pandemic? Were you bored, lonely, depressed? To deal with negative emotions did you turn to surfing the internet? Reading? Drinking more wine? Interacting with others on social media? Compulsively watching Netflix?

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Are Video Games Just Mindless Pursuits?

Are Video Games Just Mindless Pursuits?

Jim Windell

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The Loneliness of the Adolescent

The Loneliness of the Adolescent

 By Jim Windell

            Which teenagers are most likely to become addicted to the internet?

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What’s so Bad about Teenage Depression?

What’s so Bad about Teenage Depression?

 By Jim Windell

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What to get That Older Child on Your Holiday Shopping List

What to get That Older Child on Your Holiday Shopping List

By Jim Windell

            We all have them on our shopping list. Those sons, daughters, nieces, nephews or grandchildren -- older kids who are no longer children and much too old for Legos, dolls or stuffed animals.  There lies the dilemma -- what to to get them.

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Recognizing Emotional and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Teens Following a Concussion

Recognizing Emotional and Psychological Symptoms in Children and Teens Following a Concussion

 By Jim Windell

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Black Children Misperceived

We know from previous research that white police officers (and other white adults) tend to view Black adolescents and adults as more dangerous and threatening than white teens and adults. Now, there is new research that suggests that prospective teachers may also misperceive Black children.

The findings of a new study was published online in Emotion, an American Psychological Association journal.

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How to Ease Conflicts with Your Teen

It’s inevitable, isn’t it? You will have conflict with your adolescent at some time or another.

After all, they are becoming autonomous and independent; they won’t always agree with you or want to do things your way.

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How Often does Stalking and Harassment Occur in Teen Relationships?

We’ve been aware for more than 30 years that stalking and harassment takes place frequently in adult romantic relationships. And while we’ve known that the same behaviors can take place teenage relationships, we never really knew how frequent those behaviors were.

Now, we have a better idea.

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