Rich Kids in Trouble

The paradox of modern privilege. By Suniya Luthar, Ph.D.

Growing Up Rich

By Peggy Drexler Ph.D.

On raising kids who seem to have it all.

The Pressures of Privileged Motherhood

By Wednesday Martin Ph.D.

We all love our kids. But rich mothers are different. Just look at Kate.

The Pitfalls of Perfectionism

By Hara Estroff Marano

Perfectionism turns privileged kids into slaves of success—but keeps them focused on failure, dooming them to a lifetime of doubt and depression.

The Problem With Rich Kids

By Suniya S. Luthar Ph.D.

In a surprising switch, the offspring of the affluent today are more distressed than other youth.

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