Articles containing: teenagers

High School Junior Stresses

November 5, 2014


Intro and outro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

Sometimes things are so obvious that we fail to take notice.

Failure To Launch And The Disorganized Teenager

October 14, 2014


The term “failure to launch” is used in medicine and education to describe a young person who is unsuccessful in taking the daily academic and personal steps needed to become a responsible, productive and ultimately successful student and adult.

The Impact Of Reality TV On Our Teens: What Can Parents Do?

August 11, 2014


Research has shown that reality TV has an impact on the values of young girls and how they view real-life situations. That being the case, it’s important to take a look at some of the standards portrayed on reality TV.

Kim Kardashian was preparing to have her baby.

Rise Of The YA Novel

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

When I was young, the neighborhood bookstore had a distinctive arrangement.  It almost always looked something like this:

The front table?  Spy novels and books about tennis.

It’s All About Respect

January 17, 2014


Anger is an emotion hard-wired into the brain. We all get angry.  Sometimes it seems as if our brains don’t have a choice; certain things just simply tick us off.  But, anger has never hurt anyone—it’s what we do with our anger that can be destructive.

Are There Too Many Kids On Medication?

September 18, 2013


I’m a psychologist, and psychologists don’t prescribe medication.