It can take a while for teens — and their families — to feel comfortable with the
transition from childhood ... Another important cause for mood swings is biology.
Feb 18, 2013 ... In this normal life stage, the teenager questions his or her parents, ... for teenage
misbehavior is also popular: all those sex hormones cause problems. ... as
changes in personal or family habits, can be effective, depending on ...
Some teens -- up to 1 in 8 -- develop depression. Watch for symptoms such as
appetite or sleep changes, lower energy levels, and irritability. Lots of teens go ...
It's the hope of just about every exasperated parent — to one day understand the
adolescent brain. Now some scientists are doing cutting-edge research that ...
Sep 13, 2010 ... Parents often wonder how to distinguish normal teenage mood swings and
rebellions from actual symptoms of depression. I asked Dr. Nadja N.
Why they are more vulnerable than boys, and what signs and symptoms you ...
There might be other changes in her mood, including sadness or irritability.
The Child with Unusual Behaviours - Mood Swings and Sudden Behaviour
Changes ... However, for those children who start showing symptoms of cycling
before the age .... If the adolescent is being quarrelsome, impulsive, shows
In early puberty, teenagers are experiencing very rapid rises in the level of sex
hormones. So mood swings at this early stage could be caused by hormones, ...
Jul 28, 2012 ... It's likely that hormonal changes are at least partly to blame for your adolescent's
moodiness and irritability. You can't slow that wild ride, but ...
Do these mood changes affect how your child acts at school or at home? Some
children and teens with these symptoms may have bipolar disorder, a serious ...