Teen Depression, Is There Someone to Blame?

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Teen depression sounds silly to some, people go around saying thins like what a teenager has to be depressed about and make things even worse. The truth is that teenagers get depressed like everyone else, that is normal, but in some cases that goes over regular sadness and goes into real depression. When that happens teenagers can be in real trouble, and don’t try to compare that with emo teens, that is a totally different thing. Teen depression is a very serious issue for the simple reason; teenagers don’t know how to deal with those feelings, at that time they need help. But how to recognize a normal two day depressed state of your child because of some passing thing and a real depression? Once you do, there are things you can do about it, things that will help your child, but is there a way to avoid teen depression and is there anyone to blame for teen depression?

Fear of Youth

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The fear of youth is called ephebiphobia. Initially referred to as the “fear and loathing of teenagers,” today this social condition is regarded as the “inaccurate, overstated and sensational depiction of young people” in various settings across the globe. There are individuals in society who are hesitant and refuse to go near young people, to the point where they […]

Teen Dating Violence

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Dating violence has been defined by the United Sates Department of Justice as “the perpetration or threat of an act of violence by at least one member of an unmarried couple on the other member within the context of dating or courtship.” Dating among teenagers from its coverappears like a totally distinct realm where violence ceases to exist. However, statistics show that one in every five teens has experiencedviolence from    […]

Sex Education

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SIECUS State by State from Stuart Productions on Vimeo. Sex education is broad term that encompasses a wide range of topics that relate to human sexual anatomy, sexual intercourse, sexual reproduction, reproductive health, reproductive rights, contraception, and other facets of human sexual behavior. Sex education can be a part of school programs but it can […]

World’s Strictest Parents

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The World’s Strictest Parents is a television series conceptualized and brought into fruition by Twenty Twenty Television and was originally broadcasted by BBC. The United States’ Country Music Television (CMT) and Australia’s Channel Seven both came up with their local versions of the hit TV series. The primary concept behind the show is that two “unruly” teenagers are sent packing by […]

The Teen’s Brain

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Today’s teenagers have been stereotyped as adventurous and harebrained individuals.  They are generally fond of experimenting with things until they get in touch with drugs, sex, guns, alcohol among others. According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention figures, 16,000 young adults die each year from unintentional injuries and accidents.  The most common […]

Teen Guilty in the Murder of Own Father

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Just recently, CNN reported a heart-breaking news about a Berkeley teen who was convicted in the murder of his father. The victim was raising three kids on his own when one of them, for reasons unknown, murdered him with a gunshot to the head.  The judge handling the case found the 16-year-old teen guilty of […]

Which High School Students Are Most Likely to Graduate From College?

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A recent research discovered distressing signs that demographic factors such as gender, race, and parental education play significant roles in ascertaining a student’s fate, no matter how studious or hardworking the particular student may be. Those from families with below-average earnings or whose parents didn’t finish college, are the ones failing college at disproportionate rates, […]