Yelling at teens doesn't help, study says

September 4, 2013 (CHICAGO)

The study found that when parents disciplined their teenagers by yelling, swearing at, or humiliating them two or more times a week, the teens were more likely to act up in school, lie to parents, steal, fight or show signs of depression.

About 1,000 two-parent families were involved in the study.

Researches suggest parents keep their cool, get control of their own emotions and then have a conversation with teenagers about the issue.

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