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The teenager's brain

After investigating the harms of bullying, scientists found that in the human brain, there is a close relationship in the way in which social rejection and physical pain are perceived. Read More

Know the risks of technology abuse

According to information from the Mexican Psychoanalytic Association, it is estimated that there are two million Mexicans addicted to the Internet. In that sense, the dependence on digital articles is comparable to that of drugs or sex, says Elizabeth Ojeda Sánchez, pediatrician of the Tacuba General Hospital of ISSSTE. Read More

Brain damage accentuates violence

An investigation with 197 young offenders, aged 11 to 19, who answered questions about their medical history, mental health, convictions and drug use, revealed that about half of the participants had suffered a brain injury during childhood. Read More

Pregnant with clothes on, science confirms it!

One of the great unknowns in having intimacy with the couple is how exposed we are to the contact with the semen if there is no penetration. Well, the family planning center of NSW revealed that the risk of pregnancy exists. Read More

Changing emotions at puberty

It is the age of the changes not only physical, but also emotional. It is about puberty that usually begins between eight and 13 years of age in girls, and between 10 and 15 years of age in boys. In some minors, puberty begins before or after those ages, which is why some people still seem younger, while others become more mature. Read More

Amphetamine poisoning

All amphetamines are synthetic stimulants. They include Dexedrine, Benzedrine and Methedrine. At some point, these drugs were prescribed to reduce appetite, weight, combat fatigue and depression. Today, amphetamines are used to treat epilepsy and hyperactivity in girls and boys. Read More

Avoiding smoking before the age of 18 prevents smoking

In Spain 73% of children are passive smokers; Teens who avoid cigarettes before age 18 are virtually impossible to light a cigar for the rest of their lives. These two ideas were some of the conclusions of the 2nd day of the VI Training Days for residents of Pediatrics organized by the (Spanish Association of Pediatrics) and by the Infant Nutrition Institute Hero Baby. Read More

Social skills prevent bullying among children

Social skills are the specific social skills or abilities required to competently execute an interpersonal task. Skills are understood as a set of learned behaviors. Among them are: 1. Basic social interaction skills: smile and laugh, greet, presentations, favors, courtesy and kindness. Read More

Madonna suffered bullying

Like every teenager, the successful singer Madonna passed her stage as an ugly duckling. In the school nobody loved her and she did not feel part of the groups of friends, to such a degree that she came to feel like "the weird one". The pop queen claims to have felt alone during childhood and adolescence, so her children have been taught a non-discriminatory education. Read More

Bad habits preventable at 13 years

A study carried out in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country, concluded that the prevention of bad eating habits must begin before the age of 13, because at 16 they are rooted. Less healthy habits turned out to be those of eating, followed by alcohol consumption, sedentary lifestyle, high-risk sexual relations, smoking, drugs and insufficient or low-quality sleep, said Marta Arrue, who led the research. Read More

People with acne present suicidal tendencies

The presence of acne is related to the risk of committing suicide. This is confirmed by the conclusions of a study published by the British Medical Journal. The research found that there is a latent risk that patients suffering from acne tend to commit suicide while on treatment with isotretinoin (a drug used in the treatment of severe or cystic acne) Read More

Puberty, bridge between childhood and adolescence

During this short stage, parents face new and complicated situations. On the one hand, behaviors that are difficult to understand are generated because the pubertos try to imitate adolescent behaviors. On the other hand, the so-called "crisis of values ​​or authority" begins. During puberty the identity is very confused because he finds himself in a situation in which he stopped being a child, but he has not become a teenager either. Read More

Grooming situation in Mexico

Know what grooming is and how it affects children. What is grooming? Find out and protect your children from this new form of harassment in electronic media such as the internet. Read More

Puberty and sociability

Between 12 and 14 years begins a stage in which autonomy and ability to adapt to society mature. In childhood, most behaviors are inadequate or lacking in maturity; However, as there is a progressive development, the norms become more explicit and an adequate behavior is requested. Read More

Being emo is a form of rebellion before the world

They are teenagers between 10 and 15 years of age, usually high school students. They dress in black, with "skinny" pants, wear tight shirts, boot tennis and emphasize their dark circles with black pencil. They cut their faces and arms, then cover their scars with their hair and several bracelets. They say that it is a form of rebellion before their parents or before the world. They are the "emos" and maintain a close connection with depression. Read More

Technosthress takes victims daily

Are you obsessed or obsessed with buying the next-generation cell phone? Do not sleep to get the most modern computer or gadget? Then it is likely that you are a victim of techno-stress. Read More

Watch your children!

How to know if my son lies to me? All parents are concerned about the welfare of their children, but what happens when their behavior changes and we believe they do not tell us the truth? To avoid this uncertainty check these tips to find out. Read More