Contact Us


Call 1-800-560-1599 or email us now to confidentially discuss your situation with an experienced treatment professional to learn if Wingate is right for your family.

Address: 6746 East Hwy 89 Kanab, UT 84741 Phone: 1-800-560-1599 Email: [email protected]

1-800-560-1599

[email protected]

Troubled Behavior Has Biological Basis Says Experts

Troubled Behavior Has Biological Basis Says Experts

,

Acting out is a normal part of teen behavior, but troubled teens take it a step further.

It may be through challenging authority, self-harm, substance abuse, defiance, or even hurting others, but it can make a parent wonder what started it all. Is it just something their teen is going through? Did environmental factors play a role? Could it, perhaps, be a problem stemming from biological behavior? If you are a parent who went through adolescence relatively unscathed, considering there might be a biological basis for troubled behavior may not be the first thing that comes to mind. 

What Are The Experts Saying?

It’s safe to say that the argument amongst scientists, doctors, and academic scholars as to whether or not behavior is biologically influenced or learned may never claim a victor; research from both sides continues to support each theory. However, conditions and disorders which influence behavior have their own story. In fact, research has shown that genetics do contribute to alcoholism and addiction, and the National Institute for Public health has noted that psychiatric problems may be inherited as well. One publication even goes over the research which concluded that at least five mental disorders have genetic roots

But, what if there is no history of alcoholism, addiction or mental disorders in your family?

Continue Reading

Keep Reading on Next Page

Troubled Behavior Has Biological Basis Says Experts

About Author
Craig Rogers has been a leader in the behavioral health industry for 20 plus years.  Craig Rogers is an enthusiastic author and blogger, writting and publishing 2,000 articles related to the "therapeutic intervention of troubled teens." As a parent coach, mentor, and advocate,...

Related Article

Call 1-800-560-1599 or email us now to confidentially discuss
your situation with an experienced treatment professional and
to see if Wingate is right for your family.

© 2015 Wingate Wilderness Therapy. All Rights Reserved.