Lisa Damour

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Lisa Damour says : “Teenagers initiate these conversations more than we realize, but they tend to use indirect means,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Teenagers are going to shut the door over and over again, it’s what they do,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “When parents are willing to be vulnerable, it shows kids and teens that humans have ups and downs,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Having a gratitude practice, thinking about what you're grateful for is one of the simplest and most effective ways we know in psychological research to increase well-being and life satisfaction," "It is worth taking the time to focus on what you've got" External link

CBSnews Friday, January 1, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Families and their children are facing disruptions on a scale we’ve never seen. They undermine so much of what is normal and expectable,” “Children are feeling upset, at best, if not very distressed, as a result of the complexities that come with the pandemic” External link

cleveland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “There are kids whose lives will forever be changed because of the pandemic,” “There are kids who won’t go to college. There are kids who have lost one or more parents. These are devastating circumstances” External link

cleveland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We know from research that the success with which a child weathers difficult time depends heavily on how well the parents are able to buffer the impact of that stressor on that child,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour writes : “takes the reader in a fresh direction by illuminating the forces behind the shifting regard in which tomboys have been held,” External link

nytimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Pandemic conditions are at cross currents with normal adolescent development,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 30, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “can warp the sense of what people really look like,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 30, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It isn’t a solution, but it often paves the way to a solution,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 30, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Pandemic conditions are at cross currents with normal adolescent development,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “can warp the sense of what people really look like,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It isn’t a solution, but it often paves the way to a solution,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wesh Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wesh Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wesh Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

kcci Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

kcci Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

kcci Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wmur Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wmur Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wmur Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wxii12 Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wxii12 Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wxii12 Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

Koat Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

Koat Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

Koat Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wyff4 Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wyff4 Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wyff4 Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Teenagers are in a developmental space where it is critically important that they have regular contact with their peers and are able to develop close and ongoing relationships with adults outside the home, such as their teachers, their coaches, their advisers,” External link

woub Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Teenagers are in a developmental space where it is critically important that they have regular contact with their peers and are able to develop close and ongoing relationships with adults outside the home, such as their teachers, their coaches, their advisers," External link

npr Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It is important to have routines, in part because it gives kids a sense of control when everything feels pretty out of control," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Everyone should have access to professional mental health care," "And in the absence of that, you know, the more warmth, structure, love, support and predictability we can provide kids, the better" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour told : “Bottom line, conflict is high and will be for a while,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Parents and teenagers are pitted against the same bad guy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “They’re very natural to us and everybody uses them,” “But if you can think about them and be conscious of them, you can usually just daydream about using them but not actually use them” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “There’s something really powerful if the parent has to voice the kid’s opinion and even has to say, ‘Did I get it right or did I miss something?‘” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It cultivates empathy to have to say the other person’s perspective in your own words,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It’s really important that we normalize the idea that we all need time apart,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “On a Friday evening she said, ‘I think tomorrow we should all take a sabbatical from one another,‘” “We all agreed we would have the day apart, in the house. And we were all quite a bit happier to spend the day together the next day” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “People just feed themselves when they feel like it,” “It’s an acknowledgement that we do not need to have dinner together every night” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “The idea is that you neutralize needing time apart,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour written : “It’s not about, ‘I can’t stand you guys. Go away.‘” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We’re waiting until they’re in high school to have conversations around harassment and sexualized mistreatment,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “I think people tend to know their kids well and should trust their gut,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Psychologists have long recognised that anxiety is a normal and healthy function, that alerts us to threats and helps us take measures to protect ourselves,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour writes : “I would strongly recommend that parents make sure that there’s a schedule for the day — that can include playtime where a kid can get on their phone and connect with their friends, but it also should have technology-free time and time set aside to help around the house,” External link

moroccoworldnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “I would ask parents to do what they can to manage their anxiety in their own time and to not overshare their fears with their children,” External link

moroccoworldnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The amount of patience we can muster at this moment is going to be really, really important," External link

CBSnews Friday, March 20, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The amount of patience we can muster at this moment is going to be really, really important," External link

CBSnews Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Reinforce basic stuff kids know and understand: Wash your hands , get a good night’s sleep, protect your immune system,” “Tell your kids you know what to do to reduce the chances of getting sick” External link

nytimes Monday, March 2, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “It’s very useful for a young person to get something that’s like parenting advice from a person who doesn’t have parenting skin in the game,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Good schools understand that you’re not going to educate a child well unless you’re supporting the whole child,” “It makes sense that teachers develop appropriate and supportive relationships with students that go beyond the class work” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “an adult who has an incredible fondness for your child, but does not see you as competition,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Parents should work with the assumption that no normally developing teenager wants to be told what to do,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Wednesday, January 1, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We used to make the argument that she was participating in her own objectification. Now girls are arguing back that this is a form of power they want to claim,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It feels like an enigma wrapped inside a riddle,” “What’s the right way to empower my daughter? I don’t think that’s so clear anymore” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We used to make the argument that she was participating in her own objectification. Now girls are arguing back that this is a form of power they want to claim,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It feels like an enigma wrapped inside a riddle,” “What’s the right way to empower my daughter? I don’t think that’s so clear anymore” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We used to make the argument that she was participating in her own objectification. Now girls are arguing back that this is a form of power they want to claim,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It feels like an enigma wrapped inside a riddle,” “What’s the right way to empower my daughter? I don’t think that’s so clear anymore” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Parents that consider themselves to be progressive can feel very stymied in these conversations,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “What teenage girls almost invariably hear is, ‘You think I’m a slut,’” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Those don’t look like school clothes any more than I would wear a cocktail dress to work,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “At some level, this is pretty low-stakes stuff. A crop top isn’t heroin. … We’re talking about a decision that can be made and unmade in a day,” “Where this can go best is for adults to use it as grounds for conversation around questions of empowerment and objectification and who’s calling the shots” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "There's a lot we can do to get this right. First of all, we have to remember development is multifaceted," "There is intellectual development, there's social development, there's emotional development, there's physical development. You don't want one of those driving the decision. So someone might say, my 4-year-old reads, put him ahead. But if the 4-year-old can't share, we should reconsider. Similarly, you can have a kid who's terrifically skilled socially but lacking academically. So look at the whole picture" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour added : "The other thing I will say is, ask the teachers," "If you're child's a preschooler, you have preschool teachers who have watched your child all year. You know your preschooler, they are comparing your children to hundreds of preschoolers. We also cannot be neutral about our own children. It's just not a possibility. Teachers have actually seen your child in the classroom setting. So if you're unsure, I would say to a teacher, you know my kid, if she were your kid, what would you do in these situations? And take that very seriously. Teachers are experts in child development" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It can. When parents and I are thinking about this, I always say err on the side of caution," "Give your child another year of childhood. If you're wrong, we can offer enrichment later. If they're bored in school, we can offer enrichment later. If you push a child ahead and it's the bad call, you're then looking at the possibility of your child playing catch-up for the rest of education or, worse, having to repeat a grade it can be devastating for kids. I want to avoid that at all costs" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “It used to be that you had to borrow your brother’s Playboy and now all you have to do is Google ‘boobs,’” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “it depicts people who are paid to have sex on camera and may not represent a tender, romantic sex life that is healthy and happy and mutual,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour adds : “If you find out they’ve done something they weren’t supposed to, you can talk to them about it,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “The most destructive parent-child interactions are when the child criticizes the parent, and the parent cannot tolerate it,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour observes : “They defined success in terms of pursuing wellbeing,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Psychologists spend a lot of time studying adult well-being,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “If you walk that back to look at what you can do as a parent, it’s raising conscientious kids,” “When you’re conscientious, you tend to have better relationships, you’re caring, you’re not dishonest and you pursue things that have meaning to you” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “you usually don’t have to ask,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “if you’re shady, your kid is going to be shady,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Focus on factors a child feels they can control,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “That admiring position is very generous,” “It keeps your child from feeling like you’re walking away with some of the chips” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “give them ways to make it right, help them to do the work of repairing the wrongdoing,” “Usually a child will feel bad about the thing they did — that’s the good advantage of guilt. When they have an opportunity to repair it, they don’t have to feel bad anymore, which prevents shame” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “one of the forms this takes is wanting to share less with one’s parents because to kids, that can feel ‘babyish,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “A lot of kids need time to restore themselves after school,” “It’s not that they’re shutting the parent out, it’s that they need to not talk to anyone” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour adds : “A complaining child is dumping the psychological trash of the day so they can go back in the next day unencumbered,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Middle-schoolers communicate by complaining, and that is them giving us a detailed account of their day,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external—such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane—and internal—such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Anyone feeling overwhelmed by stress should, if possible, take measures to reduce his or her stress and/or seek help from a trained professional to learn stress management strategies. For the management of anxiety, some people find relief through workbooks that help them to evaluate and challenge their own irrational thoughts. If that approach isn't successful, or preferred, a trained professional should be consulted," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane and internal such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "If you are under the impression that you should always be joyful, your day-to-day experience may ultimately turn out to be pretty miserable," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour added : "Likewise, anxiety becomes unhealthy when its alarm makes no sense. Sometimes, people feel routinely anxious for no reason at all. At other times, the alarm is totally out of proportion to the threat, such as when a student has a panic attack over a minor quiz," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

sciencedaily Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external -- such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane -- and internal -- such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

sciencedaily Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Anyone feeling overwhelmed by stress should, if possible, take measures to reduce his or her stress and/or seek help from a trained professional to learn stress management strategies. For the management of anxiety, some people find relief through workbooks that help them to evaluate and challenge their own irrational thoughts. If that approach isn't successful, or preferred, a trained professional should be consulted," "In recent years, mindfulness techniques have also emerged as an effective approach to addressing both stress and anxiety" External link

sciencedaily Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

eurekalert Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external - such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane - and internal - such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

eurekalert Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Anyone feeling overwhelmed by stress should, if possible, take measures to reduce his or her stress and/or seek help from a trained professional to learn stress management strategies. For the management of anxiety, some people find relief through workbooks that help them to evaluate and challenge their own irrational thoughts. If that approach isn't successful, or preferred, a trained professional should be consulted," "In recent years, mindfulness techniques have also emerged as an effective approach to addressing both stress and anxiety" External link

eurekalert Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Teenagers spend a lot of time being judged," External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The pet doesn't care if you're cool. The pet doesn't care if you have pimples. The pet loves you just as you are, 100% in your corner. Again, everybody needs this but I think teenagers may especially need this," External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "If you're upset as a teenager, maybe you need a hug but you're not gonna hug your parents. You may or may not be in a relationship where that makes sense. The dog is there, the cat is there to be hugged," External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Dogs are extremely attuned to physical cues from adults and children and teenagers. So if they notice that you're different, they're going to be drawn to you," "Think about what it means to be a kid or teenager. You can feel so alone and so lonely and if you come home and you're not yourself and the pet picks it up and is drawn to you, it's huge" External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour told : "What's happening is that everyone is entering a new chapter in the parent-child relationship," External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The parents might say, 'We get it, you're drinking in college,'" External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "I had college students say to me, 'I'm on vacation, but nobody else is on vacation,'" "And that is a strange thing to have to adapt to" External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "I think we have to be prepared that for the kid who's been really independent, it can feel like a loaded question," External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We don't actually know what accounts for the spike [among teenage girls]. It's very hard for us to make sort of clear, causal assumptions here," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Mentally healthy people get sick. They get down, they feel sad, and they recover in the same way physically healthy people get sick and recover," "What we worry about is when people become upset, and they stay down and they cannot pull themselves out of it in the same way we would know if someone was really in trouble physically if they became ill and got iller and iller" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The problem with clinical depression is you can't shake that off any more than you can shake off a broken leg," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “I understand why you don’t like this. It’s uncomfortable, but it’s not a crisis,” “This falls into the category of being something you can handle, and I’m here to help you handle it” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, April 28, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “I understand why you don’t like this. It’s uncomfortable, but it’s not a crisis,” “This falls into the category of being something you can handle, and I’m here to help you handle it” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wyff4 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wmur Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wcvb Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wesh Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wlwt Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

Koat Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

kcci Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We do want to be careful about the assumption, though, that going to a good college means that you're going to have a good adult life. We don't actually have those data. When we look at adult well-being, it turns out that economic success, professional success are not that strongly correlated with being a happy adult. Instead, the things that really matter in adulthood are having good relationships, doing work you find meaningful, and feeling that you're gaining skills," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "There are unique pressures that girls face. They worry more about school. They worry more about disappointing adults. They are achieving unbelievable things these days, and yet, they know they are still judged heavily on how they look," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The first thing they do, they look at their knee and then they look at your face. And if you are calm, even if you're panicking inside, they're OK. And if you are panicking, they are panicking. So our job is to take that up into later childhood and adolescence, and when they are panicking, we stay calm and we say it's going to be OK. We'll figure this out," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "So when girls are having a hard time, my favorite two words are 'stinks' and 'handle.' So we say, 'You know what, that stinks. That does, it stinks.' And then we say, 'I think it's in the category of what you can handle and I'm here to help you handle it,'" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We think it's great to have a whole bunch of friends but when you look at it, numbers bring drama. There's no getting around it. And the reason for that is that it is impossible to get five human beings of any age who like one other equally, and yet, seventh graders attempt this," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "What we have to remember is, we are focusing on the most superficial aspect of that girl and the one over which she has the least control," "So when we are talking about girls' looks, we are not talking about how creative and clever and interesting they are. And I think about it almost like a zero sum game: We can talk about one, or we can talk about the other, and we talk about the first one a lot" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour concludes : “For [boys], school serves as a test track, where they build their belief in their abilities and grow increasingly at ease relying on them. Our daughters, on the other hand, may miss the chance to gain confidence in their abilities if they always count on intellectual elbow grease alone” External link

forbes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said ( about Ted ) : "So then this question about what to do with that power comes up. So to go off of what Ted was saying, men can either use that power to be violent or sexist, or they can use that power to stick up for people who have less power, to be positive leaders," "In terms of the science of extremes of masculinity, ultra-macho behavior, it turns out that that is bad both for mental health and physical health. In terms of mental health, it is harmful to be denied the full range of human emotional experience" External link

CBSnews Friday, January 18, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "To be a boy at school is to be part of a very heavily policing of not acting like a girl. It's not so much about being a certain kind of boy, it's not being a girl. And then those boys decide what girl-like behavior might be," "So it might be crying. It might be taking school seriously. It might be being into arts. Anything that gets dubbed 'girlish' is then off the table" External link

CBSnews Friday, January 18, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As a psychologist once you throw something like that down, it is very hard to engage the people you need to engage in a conversation," External link

CBSnews Friday, January 18, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We know it triggers the reward centers in the brain. And this is true for grownups too, not teenagers and kids," External link

CBSnews Monday, December 10, 2018 8:47:00 PM EAT



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Lisa Damour says : “Teenagers initiate these conversations more than we realize, but they tend to use indirect means,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Teenagers are going to shut the door over and over again, it’s what they do,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “When parents are willing to be vulnerable, it shows kids and teens that humans have ups and downs,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:44:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Having a gratitude practice, thinking about what you're grateful for is one of the simplest and most effective ways we know in psychological research to increase well-being and life satisfaction," "It is worth taking the time to focus on what you've got" External link

CBSnews Friday, January 1, 2021 3:31:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Families and their children are facing disruptions on a scale we’ve never seen. They undermine so much of what is normal and expectable,” “Children are feeling upset, at best, if not very distressed, as a result of the complexities that come with the pandemic” External link

cleveland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “There are kids whose lives will forever be changed because of the pandemic,” “There are kids who won’t go to college. There are kids who have lost one or more parents. These are devastating circumstances” External link

cleveland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We know from research that the success with which a child weathers difficult time depends heavily on how well the parents are able to buffer the impact of that stressor on that child,” External link

cleveland Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour writes : “takes the reader in a fresh direction by illuminating the forces behind the shifting regard in which tomboys have been held,” External link

nytimes Saturday, November 14, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Pandemic conditions are at cross currents with normal adolescent development,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 30, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “can warp the sense of what people really look like,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 30, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It isn’t a solution, but it often paves the way to a solution,” External link

nytimes Friday, October 30, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Pandemic conditions are at cross currents with normal adolescent development,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “can warp the sense of what people really look like,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It isn’t a solution, but it often paves the way to a solution,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wesh Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wesh Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wesh Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wlwt Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

kcci Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

kcci Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

kcci Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wmur Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wmur Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wmur Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wcvb Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wxii12 Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wxii12 Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wxii12 Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

Koat Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

Koat Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

Koat Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "They're very good at complaining about school under all conditions and letting us know what's not working. And that's just fine," External link

wyff4 Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "One things parents can do is appreciate that just listening to the complaint, and not offering solutions or disagreeing, is a really valuable gift to give a young person," External link

wyff4 Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It's time to worry when a young person seems stuck in an emotional rut and unable to feel better, or to move past whatever has made them upset," External link

wyff4 Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Teenagers are in a developmental space where it is critically important that they have regular contact with their peers and are able to develop close and ongoing relationships with adults outside the home, such as their teachers, their coaches, their advisers,” External link

woub Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Teenagers are in a developmental space where it is critically important that they have regular contact with their peers and are able to develop close and ongoing relationships with adults outside the home, such as their teachers, their coaches, their advisers," External link

npr Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It is important to have routines, in part because it gives kids a sense of control when everything feels pretty out of control," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Everyone should have access to professional mental health care," "And in the absence of that, you know, the more warmth, structure, love, support and predictability we can provide kids, the better" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, August 5, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour told : “Bottom line, conflict is high and will be for a while,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Parents and teenagers are pitted against the same bad guy,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “They’re very natural to us and everybody uses them,” “But if you can think about them and be conscious of them, you can usually just daydream about using them but not actually use them” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “There’s something really powerful if the parent has to voice the kid’s opinion and even has to say, ‘Did I get it right or did I miss something?‘” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It cultivates empathy to have to say the other person’s perspective in your own words,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It’s really important that we normalize the idea that we all need time apart,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “On a Friday evening she said, ‘I think tomorrow we should all take a sabbatical from one another,‘” “We all agreed we would have the day apart, in the house. And we were all quite a bit happier to spend the day together the next day” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “People just feed themselves when they feel like it,” “It’s an acknowledgement that we do not need to have dinner together every night” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “The idea is that you neutralize needing time apart,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour written : “It’s not about, ‘I can’t stand you guys. Go away.‘” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, July 15, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We’re waiting until they’re in high school to have conversations around harassment and sexualized mistreatment,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “I think people tend to know their kids well and should trust their gut,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Psychologists have long recognised that anxiety is a normal and healthy function, that alerts us to threats and helps us take measures to protect ourselves,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour writes : “I would strongly recommend that parents make sure that there’s a schedule for the day — that can include playtime where a kid can get on their phone and connect with their friends, but it also should have technology-free time and time set aside to help around the house,” External link

moroccoworldnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “I would ask parents to do what they can to manage their anxiety in their own time and to not overshare their fears with their children,” External link

moroccoworldnews Sunday, March 22, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The amount of patience we can muster at this moment is going to be really, really important," External link

CBSnews Friday, March 20, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The amount of patience we can muster at this moment is going to be really, really important," External link

CBSnews Thursday, March 19, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Reinforce basic stuff kids know and understand: Wash your hands , get a good night’s sleep, protect your immune system,” “Tell your kids you know what to do to reduce the chances of getting sick” External link

nytimes Monday, March 2, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “It’s very useful for a young person to get something that’s like parenting advice from a person who doesn’t have parenting skin in the game,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Good schools understand that you’re not going to educate a child well unless you’re supporting the whole child,” “It makes sense that teachers develop appropriate and supportive relationships with students that go beyond the class work” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “an adult who has an incredible fondness for your child, but does not see you as competition,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, January 6, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Parents should work with the assumption that no normally developing teenager wants to be told what to do,” External link

baltimore-cbslocal Wednesday, January 1, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We used to make the argument that she was participating in her own objectification. Now girls are arguing back that this is a form of power they want to claim,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It feels like an enigma wrapped inside a riddle,” “What’s the right way to empower my daughter? I don’t think that’s so clear anymore” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:27:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We used to make the argument that she was participating in her own objectification. Now girls are arguing back that this is a form of power they want to claim,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It feels like an enigma wrapped inside a riddle,” “What’s the right way to empower my daughter? I don’t think that’s so clear anymore” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 11:14:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “We used to make the argument that she was participating in her own objectification. Now girls are arguing back that this is a form of power they want to claim,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “It feels like an enigma wrapped inside a riddle,” “What’s the right way to empower my daughter? I don’t think that’s so clear anymore” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Parents that consider themselves to be progressive can feel very stymied in these conversations,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “What teenage girls almost invariably hear is, ‘You think I’m a slut,’” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “Those don’t look like school clothes any more than I would wear a cocktail dress to work,” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “At some level, this is pretty low-stakes stuff. A crop top isn’t heroin. … We’re talking about a decision that can be made and unmade in a day,” “Where this can go best is for adults to use it as grounds for conversation around questions of empowerment and objectification and who’s calling the shots” External link

WashingtonPost Saturday, October 5, 2019 1:46:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "There's a lot we can do to get this right. First of all, we have to remember development is multifaceted," "There is intellectual development, there's social development, there's emotional development, there's physical development. You don't want one of those driving the decision. So someone might say, my 4-year-old reads, put him ahead. But if the 4-year-old can't share, we should reconsider. Similarly, you can have a kid who's terrifically skilled socially but lacking academically. So look at the whole picture" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour added : "The other thing I will say is, ask the teachers," "If you're child's a preschooler, you have preschool teachers who have watched your child all year. You know your preschooler, they are comparing your children to hundreds of preschoolers. We also cannot be neutral about our own children. It's just not a possibility. Teachers have actually seen your child in the classroom setting. So if you're unsure, I would say to a teacher, you know my kid, if she were your kid, what would you do in these situations? And take that very seriously. Teachers are experts in child development" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "It can. When parents and I are thinking about this, I always say err on the side of caution," "Give your child another year of childhood. If you're wrong, we can offer enrichment later. If they're bored in school, we can offer enrichment later. If you push a child ahead and it's the bad call, you're then looking at the possibility of your child playing catch-up for the rest of education or, worse, having to repeat a grade it can be devastating for kids. I want to avoid that at all costs" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, October 2, 2019 7:05:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “It used to be that you had to borrow your brother’s Playboy and now all you have to do is Google ‘boobs,’” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “it depicts people who are paid to have sex on camera and may not represent a tender, romantic sex life that is healthy and happy and mutual,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour adds : “If you find out they’ve done something they weren’t supposed to, you can talk to them about it,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, September 24, 2019 4:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : “The most destructive parent-child interactions are when the child criticizes the parent, and the parent cannot tolerate it,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, September 18, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour observes : “They defined success in terms of pursuing wellbeing,” External link

theglobeandmail Sunday, September 1, 2019 4:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Psychologists spend a lot of time studying adult well-being,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “If you walk that back to look at what you can do as a parent, it’s raising conscientious kids,” “When you’re conscientious, you tend to have better relationships, you’re caring, you’re not dishonest and you pursue things that have meaning to you” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “you usually don’t have to ask,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “if you’re shady, your kid is going to be shady,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Focus on factors a child feels they can control,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “That admiring position is very generous,” “It keeps your child from feeling like you’re walking away with some of the chips” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “give them ways to make it right, help them to do the work of repairing the wrongdoing,” “Usually a child will feel bad about the thing they did — that’s the good advantage of guilt. When they have an opportunity to repair it, they don’t have to feel bad anymore, which prevents shame” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, August 29, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “one of the forms this takes is wanting to share less with one’s parents because to kids, that can feel ‘babyish,’ ” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “A lot of kids need time to restore themselves after school,” “It’s not that they’re shutting the parent out, it’s that they need to not talk to anyone” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour adds : “A complaining child is dumping the psychological trash of the day so they can go back in the next day unencumbered,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “Middle-schoolers communicate by complaining, and that is them giving us a detailed account of their day,” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:08:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external—such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane—and internal—such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Anyone feeling overwhelmed by stress should, if possible, take measures to reduce his or her stress and/or seek help from a trained professional to learn stress management strategies. For the management of anxiety, some people find relief through workbooks that help them to evaluate and challenge their own irrational thoughts. If that approach isn't successful, or preferred, a trained professional should be consulted," External link

medicalxpress Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane and internal such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "If you are under the impression that you should always be joyful, your day-to-day experience may ultimately turn out to be pretty miserable," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour added : "Likewise, anxiety becomes unhealthy when its alarm makes no sense. Sometimes, people feel routinely anxious for no reason at all. At other times, the alarm is totally out of proportion to the threat, such as when a student has a panic attack over a minor quiz," External link

business-standard Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

sciencedaily Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external -- such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane -- and internal -- such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

sciencedaily Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Anyone feeling overwhelmed by stress should, if possible, take measures to reduce his or her stress and/or seek help from a trained professional to learn stress management strategies. For the management of anxiety, some people find relief through workbooks that help them to evaluate and challenge their own irrational thoughts. If that approach isn't successful, or preferred, a trained professional should be consulted," "In recent years, mindfulness techniques have also emerged as an effective approach to addressing both stress and anxiety" External link

sciencedaily Sunday, August 11, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Many Americans now feel stressed about being stressed and anxious about being anxious. Unfortunately, by the time someone reaches out to a professional for help, stress and anxiety have already built to unhealthy levels," External link

eurekalert Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As all psychologists know, anxiety is an internal alarm system, likely handed down by evolution, that alerts us to threats both external - such as a driver swerving in a nearby lane - and internal - such as when we've procrastinated too long and it's time to get started on our work," External link

eurekalert Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Anyone feeling overwhelmed by stress should, if possible, take measures to reduce his or her stress and/or seek help from a trained professional to learn stress management strategies. For the management of anxiety, some people find relief through workbooks that help them to evaluate and challenge their own irrational thoughts. If that approach isn't successful, or preferred, a trained professional should be consulted," "In recent years, mindfulness techniques have also emerged as an effective approach to addressing both stress and anxiety" External link

eurekalert Saturday, August 10, 2019 10:00:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Teenagers spend a lot of time being judged," External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The pet doesn't care if you're cool. The pet doesn't care if you have pimples. The pet loves you just as you are, 100% in your corner. Again, everybody needs this but I think teenagers may especially need this," External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "If you're upset as a teenager, maybe you need a hug but you're not gonna hug your parents. You may or may not be in a relationship where that makes sense. The dog is there, the cat is there to be hugged," External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Dogs are extremely attuned to physical cues from adults and children and teenagers. So if they notice that you're different, they're going to be drawn to you," "Think about what it means to be a kid or teenager. You can feel so alone and so lonely and if you come home and you're not yourself and the pet picks it up and is drawn to you, it's huge" External link

CBSnews Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:17:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour told : "What's happening is that everyone is entering a new chapter in the parent-child relationship," External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The parents might say, 'We get it, you're drinking in college,'" External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "I had college students say to me, 'I'm on vacation, but nobody else is on vacation,'" "And that is a strange thing to have to adapt to" External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "I think we have to be prepared that for the kid who's been really independent, it can feel like a loaded question," External link

CBSnews Friday, May 31, 2019 4:56:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We don't actually know what accounts for the spike [among teenage girls]. It's very hard for us to make sort of clear, causal assumptions here," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "Mentally healthy people get sick. They get down, they feel sad, and they recover in the same way physically healthy people get sick and recover," "What we worry about is when people become upset, and they stay down and they cannot pull themselves out of it in the same way we would know if someone was really in trouble physically if they became ill and got iller and iller" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The problem with clinical depression is you can't shake that off any more than you can shake off a broken leg," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:22:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “I understand why you don’t like this. It’s uncomfortable, but it’s not a crisis,” “This falls into the category of being something you can handle, and I’m here to help you handle it” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, April 28, 2019 6:39:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : “I understand why you don’t like this. It’s uncomfortable, but it’s not a crisis,” “This falls into the category of being something you can handle, and I’m here to help you handle it” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wyff4 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wxii12 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wmur Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wcvb Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:42:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wesh Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

wlwt Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

Koat Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:25:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour says : "Research consistently demonstrates that the children of authoritative parents are more likely to enjoy positive relationships with their peers, to do well in school, and to become independent and self-sufficient than children whose parents take an authoritarian, permissive, or neglectful approach," External link

kcci Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:23:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We do want to be careful about the assumption, though, that going to a good college means that you're going to have a good adult life. We don't actually have those data. When we look at adult well-being, it turns out that economic success, professional success are not that strongly correlated with being a happy adult. Instead, the things that really matter in adulthood are having good relationships, doing work you find meaningful, and feeling that you're gaining skills," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, March 20, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "There are unique pressures that girls face. They worry more about school. They worry more about disappointing adults. They are achieving unbelievable things these days, and yet, they know they are still judged heavily on how they look," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "The first thing they do, they look at their knee and then they look at your face. And if you are calm, even if you're panicking inside, they're OK. And if you are panicking, they are panicking. So our job is to take that up into later childhood and adolescence, and when they are panicking, we stay calm and we say it's going to be OK. We'll figure this out," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "So when girls are having a hard time, my favorite two words are 'stinks' and 'handle.' So we say, 'You know what, that stinks. That does, it stinks.' And then we say, 'I think it's in the category of what you can handle and I'm here to help you handle it,'" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We think it's great to have a whole bunch of friends but when you look at it, numbers bring drama. There's no getting around it. And the reason for that is that it is impossible to get five human beings of any age who like one other equally, and yet, seventh graders attempt this," External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "What we have to remember is, we are focusing on the most superficial aspect of that girl and the one over which she has the least control," "So when we are talking about girls' looks, we are not talking about how creative and clever and interesting they are. And I think about it almost like a zero sum game: We can talk about one, or we can talk about the other, and we talk about the first one a lot" External link

CBSnews Tuesday, February 12, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour concludes : “For [boys], school serves as a test track, where they build their belief in their abilities and grow increasingly at ease relying on them. Our daughters, on the other hand, may miss the chance to gain confidence in their abilities if they always count on intellectual elbow grease alone” External link

forbes Monday, February 11, 2019 7:39:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said ( about Ted ) : "So then this question about what to do with that power comes up. So to go off of what Ted was saying, men can either use that power to be violent or sexist, or they can use that power to stick up for people who have less power, to be positive leaders," "In terms of the science of extremes of masculinity, ultra-macho behavior, it turns out that that is bad both for mental health and physical health. In terms of mental health, it is harmful to be denied the full range of human emotional experience" External link

CBSnews Friday, January 18, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "To be a boy at school is to be part of a very heavily policing of not acting like a girl. It's not so much about being a certain kind of boy, it's not being a girl. And then those boys decide what girl-like behavior might be," "So it might be crying. It might be taking school seriously. It might be being into arts. Anything that gets dubbed 'girlish' is then off the table" External link

CBSnews Friday, January 18, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "As a psychologist once you throw something like that down, it is very hard to engage the people you need to engage in a conversation," External link

CBSnews Friday, January 18, 2019 8:59:00 PM EAT

Lisa Damour said : "We know it triggers the reward centers in the brain. And this is true for grownups too, not teenagers and kids," External link

CBSnews Monday, December 10, 2018 8:47:00 PM EAT



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