Articles on Students - Page 4

More School Help, Less Homework

This article is an editorial based upon the author’s experience. I’ve been reading with great interest the current debate about the usefulness of homework. As with most debates, the...
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Neglect: The Quieter Child Abuse

It’s a silent problem. While newspapers and TV news shows regularly highlight stories of child physical and sexual abuse, the companion problem, child neglect, hardly gets a mention. Neglect,...
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Children and Teens

Depression in Students

Students may be particularly vulnerable to depression, with rates at around 14 percent according to one study in Dublin, Ireland. The background rate among the general population is thought...
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Children and Teens

Teens Need A PR Director

The long-standing popular image of teenagers is that they are rebellious, self-centered, risk-taking, and don’t want anything to do with their parents. It is a time to search out...
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Teen Depression Symptoms

The following are some of the most common symptoms of teenage depression. These symptoms don’t directly correspond to symptoms of major depression, but they’re similar. A teenager who meets...
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