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Teen Behavior

16-Year-Old’s Shocking Texts To Her Mom

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 08.11.2015 | Dr. Phil

Ann and Mike say they live in fear of their 16-year-old daughter Kristi -- so much so that they now sleep with a baseball bat as a precautio...

Why Mom's Restriction Of Rebellious Teen Daughter's Phone Isn't Working

Posted 03.31.2015 | Dr. Phil

When Jade was 14, her mom, Rhonda, says she caught her daughter sending naked photos to a boy. That’s when Rhonda started implementing strict rules....

What A Mom Did When She Found Out Her 14-Year-Old Daughter Sent Naked Pictures To A Boy

Posted 03.31.2015 | Dr. Phil

"My daughter, Jade, is putting herself out for danger," says Rhonda, claiming her 18-year-old daughter dresses provocatively and "wears her makeup lik...

23-Year-Old Says Life Not The Same Since Taking Drugs As A Teen And Hallucinating

Posted 06.01.2015 | Dr. Phil

A 23-year-old who abused drugs as a teen — marijuana, heroin, alcohol, cocaine, acid, mushrooms, ecstasy and pain pills — opens up about her hallu...

Teens Today Are Making Smarter Choices, Except For This

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents

NEW YORK (AP) — American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on...

Why My Daughter's Messy Room Says More About Me Than It Does About Her

Mary DiPalermo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Mary DiPalermo

I could tell myself it's our small NYC apartment that demands order. We can't afford to clutter. But that's not it. Her room has a door. I can close it. This is not a thoroughfare. And except for the occasional laundry drive-by, I'm not forced to face it. So why does her mess make me crazy?

How to Influence Your Teen, Part 1

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.26.2013 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

I frequently hear complaints from parents that their teenagers -- or, more accurately, their adolescents -- are irrational.

BFFs Play Surprising Role In Teen Drinking, Study Shows

Posted 04.12.2013 | Science

By: Megan Gannon, News Editor Published: 01/30/2013 07:01 AM EST on LiveScience Best friends might play the biggest role in influencing when teens...

Teen Sex Study Suggests Explicit Movies May Sway Behavior

Posted 07.26.2012 | Science

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 07/25/2012 03:50 PM EDT on LiveScience The amount of sex kids see in movies could influence their sexual ...