Medical Mystery: Why is this teen so miserable?
Let me tell you about a young woman who came to me for a psychological evaluation and quietly cried throughout. She was 16 and lovely in every way. Smart. Polite. Cared about school and earned good grades. On a varsity sports team. Well-liked by her friends. Treasured by her family. Adored by any grown-up who met her, including me. As I said, lovely. And she was absolutely miserable. Christina, as I will call her here, couldn't say why she was so desperately unhappy, and this