Growing core coping skills isn't just a matter of learning not to be triggered by children's strong feelings; it's also about creating positive meaningful activities that promote mutual bonding.
Understanding a family member's diagnosis can help teens feel less stressed, afraid and alone.
COVID-19 vaccine testing on children is just getting started, and only in adolescents.
Tolerating inquiry is essential even if there are such things as questions no one should ask.
COVID-19 is affecting many people’s state of mind, but some of the most vulnerable members of our communities are children and youth with pre-existing mental health challenges.
"Never Have I Ever" is a fresh, fun and poignant addition to television’s repertoire of coming-of-age stories, especially for stories of Indian teenage girls.
Together the social and emotional 'jobs' of adolescence – developing intimate friendships and achieving autonomy – make teens uniquely resistant to calls for social distancing.
We don't know how long-lasting the effects of the virus will be, but the outbreak is already having a deep psychological impact on people and disrupting life on a massive scale.
Americans under 30 are far less likely to vote than older citizens. Stepping up civics instruction might help change that, a scholar explains.
As many as 100,000 US adolescents currently spend at least part of the year in these therapeutic or disciplinary programs.
Since caffeine is in so many different foods and drinks, it's easy for kids – or grownups – to get more than they should without realizing it.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
It's a surprisingly common question. Here's what you need to know.
Researchers found that between 2008 and 2016, self-harm rates among Danish teenagers actually decreased.
Firearms are the second leading cause of death among US children and adolescents.
Teens who see alcohol on TV are more likely to drink. A marketing professor explains how to counter this phenomenon.
Instagram's experimental move to hide the 'like' count on social media postings could lighten the mental strain for many users - or simply turn comments into the new likes.
In the late 1970s, 52 percent of 12th-graders hung out with their friends almost every day. By 2017, only 28 percent were doing so.
Some have called reports overblown, with others going so far as to call it a myth. But the data that continues to emerge tell a different story.
These youngsters have ample fervor, and they are dramatically photogenic. Dismissing them as being fake or lightweight can spell trouble for members of the establishment.