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11 February 2011

When should you worry about your teenager?

With hormones raging like they do during adolescence, it's no wonder that your sweet 12-year-old has changed into a sarcastic, door-slamming 13-year-old.

Many parents feel that if they knew in advance what it would be like to have an adolescent in the house, they might have thought twice about becoming a parent in the first place.

And the teenage tantrums really are mostly not their fault – with hormones raging like they do during adolescence, it's no wonder that your sweet 12-year-old has changed into a sarcastic, door-slamming 13-year-old. Keep in mind that psychological problems often manifest differently in teenagers, than they would in adults, so it may be wise to consult the professionals before deciding on any course of action.

 
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