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The Connection Between ADHD and Bullying

By Dr. Robert Myers, PhD


The February issue of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology features a study that says kids with ADHD are more likely to be bullied at school--or to actually be bullies themselves. Researchers followed 577 Swedish fourth graders for one year, with nearly 10 percent of the boys and 1.6 percent of the girls being diagnosed with... Read more »

Teens, Sex and the Internet: “They’re Doing What?”

By Elisabeth Wilkins


Recently, some more teen-agers took explicit photos of themselves—one girl was topless, and two teens, a boy and a girl, were engaged in a sexual act—and sent them, via cell phone, “to a few friends,” a practice known as “porn swapping.” Now the police have been called and are going to prosecute anyone at the... Read more »

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