However, fewer actually act on these beliefs to give young people the kind of support they need.
Despite the negative portrayals that sometimes seem so prevalent—and the negative attitudes about adolescents that they support—the picture of adolescents today is largely a very positive one.
At the same time, however, the survey found that 89% of the respondents believed that “almost all teenagers can get back on track” with the right kind of guidance and attention.
Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. He makes a compelling case to practice emotional hygiene — taking care of our emotions, our minds, with the same diligence we take care of our bodies.
Over the years, the frustration mounts as classmates surpass the dyslexic student in reading skills.
was one of the first researchers to describe the emotional aspects of dyslexia.
Recent research funded by the National Institute of Health has identified many of the neurological and cognitive differences that contribute to dyslexia.
We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain.
So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? and International Dyslexia Association Research indicates that dyslexia is caused by biological factors not emotional or family problems. Their emotional problems begin to develop when early reading instruction does not match their learning style. According to his research, the majority of dyslexic preschoolers are happy and well adjusted.Emotional abuse crosses all social classes, ethnic groups, sexual orientations and religions.The common denominators of abusers are personal, social and psychological, not demographic.So, it may not be surprising that a 1999 survey of the general public by Public Agenda reported that for 71% of those polled, negative terms, such as “rude,” “wild,” and “irresponsible,” first came to mind when they were asked what they thought about American teenagers (Public Agenda, 1999).