A-Z Teen Health Glossary

The Struggle of Teens Who are Adopted or in Foster Care

  Teens who do not live with their biological parents might have greater mental health concerns than other teens who do. Of course, there are many children and teens who reside with foster or adoptive parents and who have developed a strong bond with their caregivers. However, for those teens who never had the opportunity…

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Adopted Teen Struggles: Identity

A significant part of the teen years involves forming an identity — one that is separate from your parents. As this is already an incredibly confusing, complex, and difficult task to do, adding adoption to the mix creates a whole other level of turbulence. For an adoptee, two sets of parents must be considered as they look…

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