teens with trauma

Working Through Body Memories in Teens with Trauma

In a therapy session, psychologists often notice that teenagers may become visibly upset even if their tone is even and the story they are telling is well-organized. This phenomenon often puzzles psychologists, who struggle to find strategies to help teens with trauma work through these body memories, especially if they are not entirely aware that …

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stigma based bullying

Targeted: Stigma-Based Bullying Shown to Be More Harmful

We live in a very progressive age. In the news, it often seems like every historically stigmatized group is getting the attention they deserve. A question has arose, though: has the increased media attention and lack of interventions in schools led to students part of stigmatized groups being bullied more often? Obviously, stigmatized bullying has …

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family conflict

Australian Study Finds Link Between Family Conflict and Risky Dieting Behaviors In Teen Girls

Is your household like a war zone most of the time? Are people constantly bickering with each other? Family conflict may be wreaking havoc more than you think.  Recently, researchers at the University at Queensland in Australia found evidence that all that bickering and family conflict may be responsible for risky dieting patterns in teen …

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Fifty Shades of Grey Romanticizes Emotional Abuse for Teens

If you search the Internet for information on the popular new movie, Fifty Shades of Grey, you will find a vast array of articles. Although adults are having the conversation about the acceptability of the book and why you should or should not indulge in this thinking, there might be a larger problem escalating. As the erotic novel …

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