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Lack of sleep alters adolescent behavior: Study finds it reduces brain activity, compromises judgement leading to increased risk of addiction, depression

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-03-09-lack-of-sleep-alters-adolescent-behavior.html

Lack of sleep alters adolescent behavior: Study finds it reduces brain activity, compromises judgement leading to increased risk of addiction, depression Saturday, March 09, 2019 by: David Williams addiction , adolescents , Anxiety , badhealth , behavior , brain function , cognitive function , depression , insomnia , mental health , mood disorders , sleep cycles , sleep deprivation , sleep loss , teenagers , Teens - (Natural News ) Teenagers are often highly susceptible ...

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol trigger cocaine-like effects in teenagers

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When consumed together, however, the two substances caused adolescent mice brains to react in the same way they typically would when given cocaine. ... "That's one reason why it's so difficult for drug users to quit because of these lasting changes in the brain," said van Rijn. "...

Speaking out against psychological child abuse will get you fired by the P.C. police who run America's universities

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-04-04-speaking-out-against-psychological-child-abuse-will-get-you-fired.html

In 2003, he became chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Louisville. ... Former executive director at the LGBT Center, Brain Buford mischaracterized Josephson’s position. "...

When treats trick: Sugary foods and poor diet increase your risk for depression and anxiety

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-05-02-sugary-foods-poor-diet-increase-risk-for-depression-anxiety.html

Researchers are also concerned since the adolescent brain is more susceptible to advertisements for fast foods, sweetened beverages, and sugary cereal, which could significantly affect their eating habits. ... This is alarming since the adolescent brain, which doesn’t fully mature until a person is in their mid-20s, is especially vulnerable to addictive stimuli. "...

Antidepressant drugs may cause aggressive, violent behavior in youth

https://www.naturalnews.com/020787_antidepressant_drugs_violent_behavior.html

Taravosh-Lahn said the difference in aggression between the high- and low-dose hamsters could be because fluoxetine binds serotonin - a mood-altering brain chemical - to different receptors in the brain, depending on the dose. ... "We underestimate the difference between the juvenile brain and the adult brain," said Taravosh-Lahn. "...

Antidepressant drugs may cause aggressive, violent behavior in youth

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Taravosh-Lahn said the difference in aggression between the high- and low-dose hamsters could be because fluoxetine binds serotonin - a mood-altering brain chemical - to different receptors in the brain, depending on the dose. ... "We underestimate the difference between the juvenile brain and the adult brain," said Taravosh-Lahn. "...

Study finds that "teen depression" increases risk of violence ... so they should all be treated with more drugs that cause violence instead?

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-08-17-pharma-influenced-study-finds-that-teen-depression-increases-risk-of-violence-so-they-should-all-be-treated-with-drugs-that-cause-violence-instead.html

In other words, these drugs, which alter the chemistry of the brain and carry serious side effects, are totally useless, anyway! ... Lack of sleep alters adolescent behavior: Study finds it reduces brain activity, compromises judgement leading to increased risk of addiction, depression DISTURBING report finds that 20 million American schoolchildren have been prescribed antidepressants - Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your website ...

Cancer industry frustrated that children treated with chemotherapy aren't getting enough HPV vaccines

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-09-21-cancer-industry-frustrated-that-children-treated-with-chemotherapy-arent-getting-enough-hpv-vaccines.html

Along with the rest of the adolescent population, these groups want to see all young cancer survivors receiving their HPV immunizations. ... Lack of sleep alters adolescent behavior: Study finds it reduces brain activity, compromises judgement leading to increased risk of addiction, depression DISTURBING report finds that 20 million American schoolchildren have been prescribed antidepressants - Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your ...

Researchers suggest using auricular acupressure to improve cholesterol levels in obese adolescents

https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-05-11-auricular-acupressure-improves-cholesterol-obese-adolescents.html

For instance, among adolescent females, its prevalence jumped from 10 percent to 21 percent between the 1980s and 2014. ... In a bid to find a suitable and effective strategy against adolescent obesity, researchers at Sehan University and Ewha Woman’s University in South Korea examined the effects of auricular acupressure on obese adolescents. "...

Not so "grown-up" after all: Experts say your brain doesn't reach full adulthood until age 30

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-07-27-experts-say-brain-adulthood-until-age-30.html

adolescent brain , adolescents , adult brain , adulthood , Adults , brain development , brain function , brains , goodmedicine , goodscience , legal age , maturity , mental maturity , neurology , voting , voting age - (Natural News ) If you’ve ever wondered why 20-somethings today seem so woefully misinformed about so many of life’s issues, there may be a good reason for their ignorance: a new study has shown that your brain doesn’t actually reach ...

Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers in the US - Part I

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An American Phenomenon A number of presentations at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association in May 2009, addressed the diagnosis of bipolar disorder, including one titled, "Pediatric Bipolar Disorder: A Critical Look at an American Phenomenon," at which Dr Peter Parry, a consultant child & adolescent psychiatrist, and senior lecturer at Flinders University in Australia, presented a survey on, "Australian and New Zealand's Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists' Views ...

Could your childhood relationship with your parents be affecting your romance?

https://www.naturalnews.com/043840_child-parent_relationship_romance_valentines_day.html

As you would expect, it demonstrated that higher quality, more loving parent-adolescent relationships resulted in the then-grown participants also experiencing higher quality romantic relationships and vice versa. ... This Valentine's Day, keep in mind that the romantic bliss or lack thereof in your life could partly be the result of your adolescent relationship with your parents! "...

Alcohol, not cannabis, is the REAL gateway drug for teens, say experts

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-09-27-alcohol-not-cannabis-real-gateway-drug-for-teens.html

At a younger age, alcohol is capable of possessing the adolescent mind and body, resulting in destructive physiological coping patterns. As the patterns take hold, the adolescent brain looks to the substance as a coping mechanism. "...

Junk food causes nutrition deficiency: Soda and fast food cripple brain development, according to new study

https://naturalnews.com/2019-01-05-soda-and-fast-food-cripple-brain-development.html

Junk food causes nutrition deficiency: Soda and fast food cripple brain development, according to new study Saturday, January 05, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons Anxiety , badfood , badhealth , depression , energy drinks , junk food , mental health , soda , taurine , teenagers , teens mental health , young adults - (Natural News ) A special issue of the journal Birth Defects Research: The Teenage Brain has concluded that the excessive consumption of junk food and energy drinks impairs ...

High-fructose corn syrup consumption in adolescence impairs learning and memory

https://www.naturalnews.com/046424_high_fructose_corn_syrup_adolescence_impaired_memory.html

In fact, humans also suffer similar inflammation of the brain that controls learning and memory functions. ... Scott Kanoski from the University of Southern California explained, "The hippocampus is such a critical brain region for memory function. "...

Popular acne drug found to cause depression, suicide

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The first involved causing the adolescent mice stress by forcing them to swim, while the second induced stress by suspending the mice by their tails. ... Use of the drug while pregnant is known to damage fetuses and reduce the amount of brain cells that they generate, which is why precautions are taken to ensure women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant do not use the drug, but recent studies suggest that brain-cell generation may be equally important in adolescents ...

Popular acne drug found to cause depression, suicide

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The first involved causing the adolescent mice stress by forcing them to swim, while the second induced stress by suspending the mice by their tails. ... Use of the drug while pregnant is known to damage fetuses and reduce the amount of brain cells that they generate, which is why precautions are taken to ensure women who are pregnant or who may become pregnant do not use the drug, but recent studies suggest that brain-cell generation may be equally important in adolescents ...

Scientists are closer to understanding how your brain stores information

https://www.naturalnews.com/2017-10-11-scientists-are-closer-to-understanding-how-your-brain-stores-information.html

Casey, director of the Fundamentals of the Adolescent Brain Lab at Yale University. ... Both the leaps in ability and the vulnerabilities to illness are related to the human adolescent brain’s remarkable ability to change.” "...

Adolescents who consume a high-fat diet are at an increased risk of PTSD when they're older

https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-10-15-adolescents-who-consume-a-high-fat-diet-risk-of-ptsd.html

The study involved 72 adolescent rats that were fed either a control diet or one that is equivalent to a high-fat Western diet in humans. ... Lack of sleep alters adolescent behavior: Study finds it reduces brain activity, compromises judgement leading to increased risk of addiction, depression DISTURBING report finds that 20 million American schoolchildren have been prescribed antidepressants - Disqus Take Action: Support Natural News by linking to this article from your ...

Natural treatment for ADHD: Saffron may be as effective as medical stimulants

https://www.naturalnews.com/2019-05-29-natural-treatment-for-adhd-saffron.html

Koplewicz, M.D ., the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology, and President of the Child Mind Institute in New York. ... “Though the mechanism(s) of action responsible for beneficial effects of saffron have not been clearly established they may involve dopamine and norepinephrine and possibly also GABA, the brain’s principal inhibitory neurotransmitter,” writes Dr. "...