Teen Girl Issues

The Need for a Teenage Depression Test

By | September 8th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

A recent article by Richmond discusses a girl’s story of battling depression and the need for a teenage depression test. For Cameron Gallagher, who lived with depression, the pain of her struggle was almost unbearable. It was extremely [...]

A Barrier to Success: Teen Jealousy and Judgment

By | August 28th, 2016|Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

Teen jealousy and judgment--they may seem like a normal part of teen life, but they can actually act as a major barrier for future success. When I think of teen jealousy, the movie Mean Girls comes to mind. [...]

A New Study on ADHD in Teen Girls

By | August 24th, 2016|Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

According to a recent article by Scientific American, new research has found that ADHD in teen girls may share a genetic root with autism and OCD. The three conditions have symptoms in common, such as impulsivity. According to [...]

Kanye West on Teen Depression

By | August 11th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

Image source: Flickr user, AmyW87 What is Teen Depression? Teen depression is typically diagnosed if youth experience depressive symptoms for more than 2 weeks. Common symptoms of teen depression include mood swings, irritability, changes in eating [...]

Paying Attention Behind The Wheel: Distracted Driving and Technology Addiction in Teens

By | August 11th, 2016|General Health, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

It’s hard for young people to stay off their phones. It’s where their entire social life is, and where they play fun, interactive games like Pokemon Go and CandyCrush. When this turns into technology addiction in teens, it [...]

Authenticity Training May Help Decrease Teen Anger

By | July 29th, 2016|Defiant Behavior, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

What is authenticity? To Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow, authenticity is about nature-fulfillment. It’s about being true to our intrinsic interests, innate strengths, and being self-determined. From the humanistic perspective, the more authenticity we have, the greater amount [...]

Taylor Swift’s Method to Get Over Relationship Issues

By | July 26th, 2016|Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

Image Source: (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images) Taylor Swift—a popular music artist—is notoriously known for her relationship issues. How can she not be, her entire body of work is inspired by it. As we’ve grown up [...]

Eating Disorders in Teen Athletes

By | July 25th, 2016|Body Image Issues, eating disorders, General Health, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

With media today, body image in teen girls has become an increasing problem. Teens feel more pressure to fit a specific body type, which is ultimately leading to more and more issues with eating disorders in youth. As [...]

The Eating Disorder That Goes Undiscussed: Binge Eating In Teens

By | July 21st, 2016|eating disorders, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

Binge eating disorder is an eating disorder that not many people talk about. Stuffing your face with an entire gallon of ice cream or an entire pizza due to a recent breakup or some other emotional distress may [...]

Don’t Let Your Teen Bully You: Putting An End To Manipulative Teen Behavior

By | July 21st, 2016|Bullying, Defiant Behavior, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

Most people hear about teens bullying other teens. But what happens when teens begin bullying their own parents? And why does this happen? If you have a manipulative teen on your hands, defending yourself can be rough at [...]