Why Are Some Teens More Resilient Than Others?

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., Amy McCready

While some teens fall apart under even minor pressure, others seem to have more capacity to cope. This ability to handle stress and adversity is called resilience and it’s critical to success in life. In this segment we ask our guest experts to explain why some tweens and teens have a greater ability to handle the stress in their lives than others.

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May 8, 2009
Episode Guests
Sam Goldstein, Ph.D., is a psychologist with areas of specialization in school psychology, child development, and neuropsychology. Dr. Goldstein is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Attention Disorders and contributing editor to Attention Magazine. Amy McCready is the founder of Positive Parenting Solutions and mom to two boys. She reaches a worldwide audience with her online parenting education programs that empower parents of toddlers to teens with the skills to correct misbehavior without nagging, reminding or yelling.
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