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Through articles, podcasts, book excerpts, and downloadable bookmarks, my goal is to share practical advice and research-backed guidance that addresses the big and small challenges that come with family life.

And if you’re in search of more timely resources, Untangling 10 to 20 is my new digital subscription offering a dynamic library of video content and articles for parents, caregivers, and teens.

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The Emotional Lives of Teenagers

The Emotional Lives of Teenagers

Lisa's latest New York Times best seller is an urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support them through this critical developmental stage.

Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Lisa’s second New York Times best seller is a celebrated, urgently needed guide to addressing the alarming increase in anxiety and stress in girls from elementary school through college.

Untangled

Untangled

Lisa’s award-winning New York Times best seller–now available in nineteen languages–is a sane, informed, and engaging guide for parents of teenage girls.

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March 28, 2024

Untangling Family Life

Understanding Eating Disorders with Dr. Kelly Bhatnagar

In this special Untangling Family Life video, Dr. Kelly Bhatnagar, President of the Academy for Eating Disorders, joins Dr. Damour for a detailed conversation about eating disorders. Drs. Bhatnagar and Damour detail the risk factors and red flags for eating disorders and also address preventative measures and current treatment options. Their conversation takes up the fact that eating disorders occur across all genders, racial and ethnic groups, and sexual orientations, and they give guidance on how adults can help a young person who is struggling with issues related to eating, body image, or weight.

For more on risky behaviors and when to involve an adult, 10to20s can watch the Dear Teenagers episode, “When You Are Worried About a Friend” here.

The advice provided by Dr. Damour here will not and does not constitute - or serve as a substitute for - professional psychological treatment, therapy, or other types of professional advice or intervention. If you have concerns about your child’s well-being, consult a physician or mental health professional.

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The Emotional Lives of Teenagers Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents