Hudson, G. (1994). Do you really know your teen? (Communicating with teenagers). Family circle. 107: 48 (3).
Most teenagers are reluctant to talk to their parents about their problems. Parents can encourage communication by listening to their children and providing positive support. Teenagers may interpret parent's comforting remarks as threats.
Koehler, C. (1998). Mending the body by lending an ear. Vital speeches. 64: 543.
Presents a speech by an assistant professor of Communication and Medicine, given before the International Listening Association Business Conference in Washington D.C., dealing with the issue of the power of listening.
Lahman, D. (1996). How are you dealing? (teenage stress). Seventeen. 55: 144 (4).
a survey of teenagers found that they experience stress from worrying about their physical appearance, their sense of confidence, their acsdemics, their parents and their friendships. they counter depression by being with friends, listening to music, seeking solitude and talking to their parents.
Lynch, J. J. (1986). Why listening is good for you. (new research reveals the way you communicate is vital to your health). Reader's Digest (Canadian). 129: 54 (3).
Seal, K. (1998). How to talk so kids will listen. Family Circle. 111: 44 (3).
Understanding, trust and respect lay the groundwork for good child-parent relationships. All three rely on the partents' ability to listen carefully to their children. to be responsive to their children, parents must understand their children's feelings and needs.
Spock, B. (1991). When kids get bad news. (including related article about calming fears and lists of reference books). Redbook. 177: 154 (3).
listening to music
Pearce, D. (1995). Board Game Guides Health-Care Workers on Listening Skills with Patients. (Originated with Witchita Eagle, Kan). Knight ridder/Tribune Business News. Chicago: 03230191.