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Detached parents: How to help

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

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Engaging skeptical parents

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

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Anxiety in teens

Consider sleep deprivation and substance abuse as mitigating factors.

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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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Alternative therapies

Some alternative therapies have demonstrated efficacy for pediatric psychiatric disorders, others not so much.

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Mindfulness and child health

Structured mindfulness programs for children have been shown to help reduce symptoms of depression, PTSD, anxiety, and negative affect.

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