Behavioral Consult

Behavioral Consult

Detached parents: How to help

Evaluate a detached parent for depression, overwhelming stress, or traumatic stress.

Behavioral Consult

Engaging skeptical parents

With skeptical parents, resist the urge to tell, and listen instead.

Behavioral Consult

Anxiety in teens

Consider sleep deprivation and substance abuse as mitigating factors.

Behavioral Consult

Sleepless in adolescence

Too little sleep by teens results in irritability, dropping grades, anxiety, depression, obesity, oppositionality, and even substance abuse.

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Preventing substance use

Parent education and early recognition in pediatric practice are among the most effective and cost-effective interventions for these disorders.

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