News tagged with adolescent development

Puberty in girls delayed with alcohol, tobacco use

The list of possible health effects from an early introduction to alcohol and tobacco use has just gotten longer. A new study suggests that early drinking and smoking might delay onset of puberty in girls — but the operative ...

Sep 15, 2010
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Parents just don't understand

Recent studies investigating the question of parental control in the west and in east Asian countries suggest that extreme meddling by parents can have negative effects on their children's psychological development in both ...

Nov 05, 2009
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Stereotypes can fuel teen misbehavior

Drinking. Drugs. Caving into peer pressure. When parents expect their teenagers to conform to negative stereotypes, those teens are in fact more likely to do so, according to new research by Christy Buchanan, ...

Oct 21, 2009
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