Is your teen predisposed to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Once upon a time, it was thought Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was something only war veterans or prisoners of wars experienced after being exposed to traumatic events outside the usual realm of human stressors—victims of violence. Recent research conducted by the Boston Medical Center has discovered that simple exposure to violence, whether it be […]


Why is my teenager so angry?

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From slamming doors and screaming, to resentment and defiance, teenage anger can manifest in many different ways. While some teens seem to be subject to erratic mood swings, others are downright destructive and willfully disobedient. Teenage anger is usually caused by mitigating circumstances in other areas of their life and comes from pent-up emotion rather […]