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  Today’s teens are often referred to as the “me” generation, since it seems as though narcissism is a strong trend throughout the self-absorbed Millennials. In this digital age, one would find a trend throughout the social media sites: Teens self-absorbed to the extreme. While teens have always been concerned with their image, the presence of social media has increased the vanity trend to an extent that parents...

  Teens everywhere have proven to be suffering from severe electronic addictions. We’ve all had it happen. We say something to the teen whose head is buried in their phone, or tablet, or video game, and they are not even aware that we spoke their name. Adolescents, in general, are not keen on listening when their parents speak, but adding in a very-distracting (and far more entertaining) electronic source never helps m...

  There is an ongoing debate as to whether or not playing violent and morally-challenged video games like “Call of Duty” or “Grand Theft Auto” can have an impact on a child’s mental health. An abundance of research supports the theory that psychiatric disorders may be perpetuated by excessive playing of video games, but still other research contradicts their results. So, which is it? Concerned parent...