Navigating adolescence

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An enigmatic age

A psychology professor gives a tour of a complicated stage of life.

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Out of harm’s way

Researchers study a variety of potential treatments for nonsuicidal self-injury.

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Giving back: one adolescent’s tale

To help struggling peers everywhere, a teen takes part in an unprecedented study.

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A fresh view of youth and adversity

What if adults worked with the strengths, not the perceived weaknesses, of young people from adverse environments?