Adolescence

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Have a Penis Enlargement

Suzi Godson | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

This one is for Adrian Albert Mole and all other males, young and old, who worry incessantly about the size of their members...

What Role Do Parents Play in Their Child's Marriage?

Muhammad Abdul Bari | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Muhammad Abdul Bari

Involvement of parents and family members has a more likelihood of bringing a better spouse with matching backgrounds in terms of family and upbringing - not just on external features. Morally upright young people would obviously look for morally upright life-partners and they would go the extra mile to find a reasonable match.

Turning Teenage - Understanding Adolescence

Nicola Morgan | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nicola Morgan

Some young people segue into adolescence smoothly, unnoticeably, charming their way seamlessly towards adulthood and independence from parental control. Others don't. For many, the transition is sudden, bewildering for them and the adults surrounding them.

Teenage Stress - For Mental Health Awareness Week

Nicola Morgan | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Nicola Morgan

"Teenage stress? Not in my day. We just got on with it!" A common reaction, usually accompanied by a supercilious smile. Or, "Teenagers? They don't know they're born! Wait till they've got bills and taxes and children and no holidays - then they'll know about stress!" More supercilious smiles. But many adults working or living with teenagers have a different narrative. They see symptoms of negative stress: sleep problems, poor concentration and performance, irritability.

The Lazy Doctor and the Drunk Electrician

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Ian Robertson

ADHD is being grossly overdiagnosed in the USA and in some other countries for a range of commercial and social reasons. For millions of children to be taking powerful drugs which can have dangerous side effects is an example of the sort of pharmaceutical scandal that emerges every few decades, usually as a result of lazy and lax prescribing habits by doctors.

Avoiding Disappointment This Christmas

Dr Elizabeth Kilbey | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Elizabeth Kilbey

Many parents worry that as their children get older, reach adolescence or start secondary school, they become increasingly aware of what their friends have and they want to have the same or better.

Sleep-Deprived Teens At Risk Of Future ‘Brain Damage', Say Scientists

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Night owl teenagers who stay up late and rise early for school the next day, might be damaging their long-term mental health, a US recent study has re...