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4 Areas of Challenge for All Teens Today

Teenager pressures have increased during the past two decades and yet their brain development is not increasing at the same pace. Regardless of how much is thrown at teens, their brains will not be fully developed on average until age 25. Teenagers are pros at masking their difficulties and when parents have blinders on, this can make for a dangerous combination. Read More

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Kate Roberts, Ph.D., is a consulting school psychologist and former professor of psychiatry at Brown University.

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