Monday, December 12, 2005

Science tries to find secrets of teen brains

St. Louis Post Dispatch
by Tina Hesman and Matt Franck

"New brain research is shattering assumptions held for generations about the adolescent mind, fueling a battle over teen mental health, the rights of parents and the effectiveness of treatment.

The findings are forcing scientists to redraw the line between normal teen behavior and severe mental illness, while questioning how the brain truly develops."