A-Z Teen Health Glossary

How to Help a Grieving Teen

    When a teen loses a friend or loved one, they may have a wide range of responses. They might become frequently sad, withdrawn, or even appear as though nothing is wrong. Parents and caregivers might not know exactly how to respond to grief, especially if they’re grieving too. In situations such as divorce,…

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When You’re Grieving, Try This

Grief can be an incredibly difficult experience to go through. It can lead to depression, fear, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder. In fact, the following is a list of what a teen might experience when they experience grief or loss in their life: Academic problems Trouble sleeping Stress and worry Sadness or anger towards one…

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The Best Books On Teen Grief and Loss – Part Two

This article is the second in a series of two that provides a list of wonderful books for teens who are moving through the challenge of grief. It’s difficult for teens, who are already moving through developmental challenges, to also experience grief and loss. These books are a resource for both teens and parents alike.…

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The Best Books On Teen Grief and Loss – Part One

Teens, let’s face it, grief is a difficult emotional process to go through. It’s can be a long road that requires patience and self-care. Although parents and caregivers and everyone around you will want to do what they can to help you move through it faster, the truth is, the process needs time.   It…

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Teen Grief and Loss: Feeling Bereavement in the Body

Three main bodily reactions can take place after a traumatic event such as losing a loved one to death. These are the arousal of physical responses such as restlessness, a disturbance in concentration, problems with sleep, and flashbacks that might contribute to increased bodily and psychological tension. Additionally, a teen might actively avoid the reality…

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