Children's opinions about their own care are often not sought by parents and healthcare professionals.
Edible marijuana, especially in forms that are appealing to young people, is problematic. Here are things to consider to keep kids safe.
Understanding where teens learn about sex and how that influences them can help us find ways to encourage healthy sexual behaviors, such as using condoms and birth control.
Just don't say you can't do anything about it.
Psychological distress among teenage girls has risen by 4% in the past decade.
Reassuring your child you love and support them unconditionally is crucial for a healthy relationship.
Conduct disorder is not just teen rebellion, as some experts claim. Brain scans suggest that it's a psychiatric disorder.
Porn is probably not the most important cause of sexual harms for young people.
Commonly prescribed antidepressants increase the risk of suicidal thoughts in teenagers, so why isn't this a bigger deal in drug trials?
Depression can have a devastating impact when you're young, so what do teenagers think about their experience?
Many families move over the course of their children’s lifetimes for a multitude of reasons. But what is the impact on the education of children when their families move?
Learning about a friend's suicide attempt appears to transform the distant idea of suicide into something very real.
Many adolescent pressures are age old, others newer, such as having followers on social media.
What role does a bit of recognition play for students?
For many, the marriage of two American pastimes – gambling and sports – can be almost impossible to resist.
For coaches like Ohio State's Urban Meyer, it's not just about X's and O's.
The number of youth mental health centres known as headspace has rapidly expanded in the last decade. But we have yet to see evaluation of whether the services improve young people’s mental health.
Only 1% of adolescent friendships last the distance - but could our schools be the real root of the problem?
Why does suburban drug dealing tend to skirt the rampant violence of inner-city drug dealing?
Good pitching technique is often debated, but there may be subtle 'tells' in a pitcher's motion that indicate increased stress on the joints.