Video Games and Addiction: Should Parents Worry About Fortnite?

Sixty-three percent of all households have one gamer living under their roof, according to the 2017 Essential Facts about the Computer and Gaming Industry report released by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). Computer and video games are a popular way for people of many ages to spend their time. There are different styles of games…

What You Should Know about Teen PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a terror induced condition that happens to people who have experienced a terrifying event that usually includes violent acts. PTSD is often debilitating to those who endure it and can last for long periods of time if not treated. Many cases of PTSD have a delayed onset with symptoms sometimes…

How Atypical Anorexia Nervosa Can Go Underdiagnosed

When you think of Anorexia Nervosa, you may automatically think super skinny and emaciated as a telltale sign. The truth is that there are teens who are anorexic that do not show the outside physical characteristics and clues towards the manifestation of an eating disorder. A report that has come out of Melbourne from the…

The 6 Areas that A Gaming Addiction Affects the Most within Teens

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently recognized gaming addiction as a real mental health disorder. Parents may oftentimes not understand if their teen actually has a gaming addiction, or if they are just being a teenager, and here are some precepts to go by. Social Issues Without having human contact, a teenager may have a…