Category Archives: Adolescence

Here’s Why More US Teens May Be Facing Depression

Depression is prevalent for adolescents.  The Huff Post reposted an article by Sara G Miller, from LiveScience,  which explains why more US teens may experience clinical depression. Here is a link to the article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/heres-why-more-more-us-teens-may-be-facing-depression_us_57ae0ccee4b007c36e4e9060?utm_hp_ref=mental-health

Why Adolescents Can Become Harder To Teach Than Children

Adolescence can be a tumultuous time in one’s development.  During this developmental period, adolescents are changing physically, psychologically, and socially.  All of these changes can impact learning.  Dr. Carl E Pickhardt illuminates on this topic in Psychology Today. Here is a link to the article: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/surviving-your-childs-adolescence/201602/why-adolescents-can-become-harder-teach-children