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Teenage Male Athletes more Prone to Abusing Girlfriends

April 7, 2014   0 Comments

Teenage Male Athletes

Exercise is important to a person’s mental and physical health. Numerous studies have shown the benefits of physical activity, especially for children and adolescents. Being active in youth can lead to a healthier adulthood, with reduced risk of developing common preventable diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer. Playing team sports
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The Negative Effects of Body Image Concerns in Adolescent Boys

March 26, 2014   0 Comments

Eating disorder in Adolescent

There is more public awareness of the body image issues with which many teenage girls live today than there has been in the past. Medical professionals, parents, teachers, and peers know to be on the lookout for disordered eating behavior in females that might be symptomatic of an eating disorder, although education and awareness programs
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The Correlation Between ADHD and Obesity

March 11, 2014   0 Comments

ADHD and Obesity - White River Academy

People with ADHD (attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder) seem to have a surplus of energy, which most people would not associate with obese individuals. However, recent research has shown a relationship between obesity and children with ADHD, although these studies have not been able to demonstrate a causal relationship. A recent study by researchers from
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The Long-lasting Effects of Bullying

February 20, 2014   0 Comments

Effects of Bullying - White River Academy

Ask any kid who was bullied in school, and he or she will often tell you that the emotional scars can last forever. Whether people are bullied for their weight, their looks, or some other characteristic, the experience can become the source of lifelong insecurities. Being victimized by peers can even lead to health problems
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Test to Discover Risk of Depression in Teenage Boys

February 20, 2014   0 Comments

Risk of Depression - White River Academy

Adolescence is often filled with ups and downs, not to mention raging hormones, so it is common for teenagers to experience intense emotions, including feelings of sadness and even minor episodes of depression at some point. For some teenagers, these episodes of depression might signify a larger problem that will develop later in life. Discovering
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Invisible Risk Factors for Mental Health Problems in Teenagers

February 19, 2014   0 Comments

Risk of Mental Health - White River Academy

Parents who discover their children engaging in risky behavior, such as drinking alcohol or using drugs, will usually step in and try to stop it. However, there is some behavior that parents do not always recognize as harmful that can still lead to mental health problems in teenagers: a sedentary lifestyle, a reduction in sleep,
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