No teenage tantrums

23rd March 2001 at 00:00
THE stereotype of the stroppy teenager, immortalised in the Harry Enfield characters, Kevin and Perry, is no longer relevant, according to new research. Two new studies, supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, suggestthat relationships between adolescents and their parents are more often characterised by growing friendship and communication, rather than hormone-fuelled tantrums. Further details can be found at www.jrf.org.uk


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