Tag Archive: Pre-Teens

Is Your Pre-teen Happy With Their Body Image?

Over the past couple of years, parents have been inundated with information about obesity in children. It is now well known that obesity, which used to be a 1 in 10 phenomenon with regard to children, has grown to 1 in 3 in the U.S. and 1 in 4 in Canada. The seriousness of obesity…

Being Bullied in Childhood Associated With Psychotic Symptoms Among Pre-Teens

CHICAGO—Children who are consistently victimized by peers appear more likely to develop psychotic symptoms in early adolescence, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Some psychosis-like symptoms such as hallucinations and delusions are commonly experienced in childhood and adulthood, according to background information in…