1. Teens
  2. Behaviour

Understanding teen behaviour

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    Confidence in teenagers

    Confidence is the belief that you’ll be successful. Here’s how to build confidence in your teenage child by focusing on effort rather than outcomes.

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    Risky behaviour in teenagers: how to handle it

    Risky behaviour, thrill-seeking and looking for new experiences – why do teens do it? And what can you do about it? Get ideas for handling this behaviour.

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    Teenagers in trouble

    Troubled teens – what are the signs? And how can you help? This article explains what to look for and has tips for getting your child back on track.

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    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

    Worried your child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? Read this essential guide to types of ADHD, signs of ADHD and ADHD diagnosis.

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    Teenage behaviour overview

    It’s normal for teenagers to push the boundaries. Guiding teenage behaviour is about clear rules, consistency and warm relationships. Find out more.

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    Managing ADHD: teenagers 12-15 years

    You can use behaviour strategies, medication or a combination to manage ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in teenagers 12-15 years. Read how.

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