Accepting authority is virtuous, but not all authorities are equal.
So there are normal young people out there who still consider sex a special thing!
Which is worse for teens - drinking or excessive internet use?
Weight, body image, social values and parenting.
What we thought was normal might actually be risky.
1 in 10 young people admit to having perpetrated sexual violence.
What kind of society produces people who kill for entertainment?
NZ youth are now less keen on smoking, drinking, violence and more.
The culture of the selfie could be fuelling one big sexual competition.
Some messages take a long time to catch on -- or perhaps they are things that need to be said at regular intervals, forever. Answers, for example, to the complaint, “I’m bored.”
A mobile phone device being developed allows parents to to monitor the cell phone use of their teens while driving. What do you think, parents?
An intensive obesity-prevention program for Australian girls didn't lead to any improvements in their diet, physical activity or body weight a year later.
We hear a lot about family breakdown but not much that throws light on
its true extent, or on the causes. A new study remedies that by
describing the parental relationship in terms of either “belonging” or
Cyberbullying. The New York Times has a whole series of long
articles about it. Evidently it is a problem we can’t ignore.
Teens who are constantly texting are much more likely to have
experimented with sex, alcohol and drugs than those who don’t send as
many messages, a US study shows, And all this “risky behaviour” is
linked with -- you guessed it -- slack parents.
Monday was CASA Family Dinner Day in the United States and a report from
the research centre confirms the important role of family dinners in
keeping teenagers connected to their parents and free of substance
A British feminist is sounding the alarm about the effects on teenagers
of easy access to pornography, saying that a skewed view of sex is
becoming the norm in society and the idea of intimacy is dying.
Electronic media, once a force for togetherness as whole families
gathered around the radio or television, are now pulling families
apart, according to a report from the UK’s communication’s regulator,