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Although communicating with your adolescent or teen can be
challenging, it is important to continually make the effort. This is especially
important when your child acts out with problem behaviors or seems troubled in
When attempting to talk with your adolescent or teen about problems
or concerns, schedule a "date" in a private and quiet place. During this
meeting, focus on these techniques to help you facilitate
February 28, 2012
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics & Louis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
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