The past five years have seen an alarming increase in generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in teenagers. Adolescent psychologists point to the COVID-19 pandemic as a… Read More »How Parents Can Recognize Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in Teenagers
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Schizophrenia is a chronic, debilitating psychiatric disorder that is not commonly diagnosed in children under 12 years old. Although it is possible to develop symptoms… Read More »Residential Schizophrenia Treatment for Teens
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How Parents Can Stop Feeling Powerless When Their Teen Runs Away Panic, fear, guilt, confusion–all emotions that parents of runaway teenagers experience when they learn… Read More »Coping with a Runaway Teenager: Advice and Resources for Parents
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Introduction: The History of Reform Schools One of the first reform schools for so-called “delinquent” children, the Philadelphia House of Refuge, opened 200 years ago… Read More »Are Reform Schools a Good Option for Parents Today?