Katlyn Langeness

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How social media has changed everything for teenage girls

Maybe one day she'll release a book like Kim's book of selfies, <i>Selfish</i> (the updated edition is subtitled, "More Me! With New Selfies").<p>Camryn, who …

Social Media

What is misophonia?

Misophonia is a disorder where people have abnormally strong and negative reactions to the ordinary sounds humans make, such as chewing or …

Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released …

Mental Health

Forget Smartphone Addiction. Here's What Experts Are Really Worried About

Our phones are not the problem when it comes to gadget addiction. It's this.<p>It's not the smartphone in your hand. It's not the tablet or the laptop. Reports about shiny objects captivating us all day miss the mark by a long shot. Apple is not to blame for making a useful phone, and Google is not to …

Social Media

Can Genetics Help Explain Teen Drug Use?

Parents and adults spend a lot of time worrying about the influence of friends and peers when it comes to teen substance use – drinking alcohol, …

Genetics

Four Ways Schools Can Be Proactive About Teen Marijuana Use

<b>Start Early</b><b>:</b> In a review of various substance abuse prevention programs, epidemiologist Melissa Stigler of the University of Texas School of Public …

Mental Health

Drug Addicted Children Documentary HD

Did you know...that a book safe can be used to store drugs? Dryer sheets can be used to mask the smell of marijuana? Learn about clues "hidden in plain sight" in your teen's room that might indicate drug or alcohol use. LHS auditorium, May 30th @ 7:00pm. Adults only. https://t.co/XDgR844AzR

Tree house!!

For those of you who don’t know how amazing my husband is, here is a glimpse.<p>He has almost single-handedly remodeled our house, room by room, over …

Boy, 13, regains consciousness after parents sign papers to donate his organs

A 13-year-old boy who was said to be suffering severe brain injury defied odds when he regained consciousness after his parents had signed papers to donate his organs.<p>Trenton McKinley, of Mobile, Ala., was hospitalized two months ago after a small utility trailer he was in flipped over.<p>“I hit the …

Consciousness

A depression drug that researchers have called 'the most important discovery in half a century' just got a big lift

Ketamine, which has been called "the most important discovery in half a century," just got a step closer to becoming the first new depression drug in 35 years.<p>Johnson & Johnson, one of the pharmaceutical companies pursuing the drug's fast-acting antidepressant qualities, presented some promising …

Depression

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Psychology

The Struggle Of Finding Help For 'A Dangerous Son'

A new HBO documentary tells a story about families with children who have psychiatric disorders that lead to violent behavior.<p><i>A Dangerous Son,</i> which premieres Monday, focuses on three families who are dealing with the simultaneous challenges of handling children prone to lashing out while looking …

Mental Health

The Most Effective Consequences for Teenagers

Just because your teen has outgrown time-out (most of them would like to be sent to their rooms), doesn't mean you can't instill effective …

Parenting

This New Federal Law Will Change Foster Care As We Know It

Few noticed, but Congress passed a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s troubled foster care system. Child welfare advocates say it will have a dramatic impact on children and their families.<p>By Teresa Wiltz<p>A new federal law, propelled by the belief that children in difficult homes nearly always fare …

Health Care

35 Genius Storage Ideas for Small Spaces to Make your Home Feel Bigger

We all know the struggle of having too much stuff at home with nowhere to put it, so clutter builds up on any available flat surface. This visual …

E-cigarettes disguised as USB drives could be getting more teens hooked on nicotine

Tiny e-cigarette devices that look like USB drives are making it tough for parents and educators to keep their kids from vaping. And these devices …

I Make My Young Kids Pay For Their Screen Time, and This Is How It Works

When I think of my childhood, most of my memories take place outside. I rode my bike, ran around the park, and made up games to play with my friends and the neighborhood kids. The only screen time I got was Saturday morning cartoons. Although I'd love for my children to have that same …

Kids

1 in 7 Teens Are "Sexting," Says New Research

Is consensual teen sexting a cause for concern?

Teens

Scientists have found even stronger evidence that vaping is exposing teens to toxic chemicals

Vaping instead of smoking seems like an easy way to improve on a deadly habit. But the first good research on the fairly new practice, which involves inhaling heated vapor, is only now starting to emerge — and it suggests that although potentially safer than smoking, vaping isn't as benign as it …

The Happiest Teens Use Smartphones, Digital Media Less Than An Hour A Day

<b>SAN DIEGO —</b> Worried about your child’s smartphone use getting out of hand? You should be. A new study finds that teens who are hooked on their phones …

Teen Tracking Apps Have Same Dumb Consequences as 'Helicopter Parenting'

Today's teens need guidance, but stifling them won't help.<p>In the wake of the web-based “condom snorting challenge” and schools dealing with vape …

Does Social Media Cause Depression?

Social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and more have become an icon of modern times alongside the internet itself, …

Social Media

The psychology behind what teens post to Instagram and why | Watch News Videos Online

April 26 2018 7:22pm<p>02:02<p>If you think Instagram is all about selfies and pictures of food, you might be surprised.<p>Responsive site?<p>More Videos<p>Watch …

Psychology

Minnesota faces penalties for failed placements of foster children

Inside the mice-infested house where Thomas Stone spent much of his childhood, there was a closet just big enough to hold a small boy and his pet …

Foster Care

Oregon had Minnesota child abuse report before investigating Hart family

<b>(CNN) —</b> They presented as the ultimate Oregon hippie moms. But peel back the homeschooling, organic food and music festivals, and Jennifer and Sarah Hart appeared to embrace a twisted philosophy on child rearing, according to two tipsters' accounts to authorities in 2013.<p>That philosophy was on …

Crime

Family Court Corruption exposed: "Dark Side" by Caroline Douglas

CW360° – Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare

Child Welfare 360° (CW360°) is an annual publication that provides communities, child welfare professionals, and other human service professionals, …

Child Welfare

Child welfare workers illegally taking kids out of Minnesota homes, suit says

In the civil rights suit, attorneys for a group of parents allege that Minnesota’s child protection laws are overly broad.

Child Protection

Pennsylvania County Has Wildly High Rate of Needless Child Abuse Investigations

Share Email<p>It is child welfare’s equivalent of stop-and-frisk. It happens over and over again, it’s traumatic, it’s usually baseless and unnecessary, …

Child Welfare