Monthly Archives: July 2009

Eating Disorder in Teens A colleague fro…

Eating Disorder in Teens A colleague from a well respected Residential Treatment Center forwarded me this wonderful article written by Dr. Kim Dennis (New-Food-Fight). She is a psychiatrist who writes about her personal experience with an eating disorder. In sharing … Continue reading

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Struggling Teens, ADHD and Sleep The Aug…

Struggling Teens, ADHD and Sleep The August 2009 issue of Clinician’s Research Digest reports on an interesting study that appeared in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology (34,328-337) by researchers Mayes, Calhoun, BIxler, Vgontzas, , Mahr, et al. The purpose of … Continue reading

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Adolescent Views about Abstinence and Re…

Adolescent Views about Abstinence and Relapse with Marijuana Use The August 2009 issue of Clinician’s Research Digest reports on an interesting study that appeared in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2009, 77, 554-565) by researchers King, Chung & … Continue reading

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The Family Foundation School I came acr…

The Family Foundation School I came across an excellent resource today that differentiates between therapeutic boarding and residential treatment options following wilderness. Although I summarize the various levels of treatment intervention for struggling teens in my article “How do I … Continue reading

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Suicide Assessment in Troubled Teen Girl…

Suicide Assessment in Troubled Teen Girls and Boys: For those of us who work in therapeutic boarding schools, accurately assessing suicidality of troubled teens is of vital importance. In a recent study reported in the Journal of Adolescence (2009, 32, … Continue reading

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