Minivan musings: How parents should handle their angry teen, tween

North Jersey – Jackie Goldschneider

“Around 10 to 12 years old is when we see (angry outbursts) generally start, and that’s in line with when puberty starts,” said Dr. Stacey Cohen-Meissner, a Tenafly-based child and adult psychologist who counsels many teens and tweens. Meissner explained that a child’s anger is not necessarily caused by the hormones directly associated with puberty, but rather the brain changes that are triggered when these hormones start to be released. (more)

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