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Female Teens Feel Misunderstood By Parents

  A nonprofit located in England that advocates for the health and wellbeing of teens recently conducted a survey on the attitudes of female teens and young women. Their results point to the fact that issues facing female teens are changing. For that reason, parents may not quite understand what their female teens are experiencing.…

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What To Do When Your Body Image Interferes with Your Happiness | Paradigm Malibu

What To Do When Your Body Image Interferes with Your Happiness

One area of focus that many teens tend to have is their appearance. And it’s natural to wonder about how attractive or appealing you are to others. But during adolescence, appearance can go much deeper than attracting a relationship. For instance, your style of dress can point to who you’re friends are and your hairstyle,…

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Bullies and Bullied Teens Are at Risk for Depression

In general, research has found that teens who bully as well as teens who are bullied are at risk for mental illness. Although the types of mental illness might vary depending upon whether a teen was consistently bullied or whether he or she was the one doing the bullying, both can have psychological effects.  …

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Make a List of Those Who Support You If You’re Struggling

  Many teens feel like they are alone in their experience. They might feel lonely, lost, confused, afraid, or depressed. And with these feelings, they might consider themselves alone, without support. It’s common for teens to believe that no one understands them and that no one is going to fully get what they’re going through…

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Ways to Beat Teen Depression

  Depression is an illness that affects teens all over the world. But depression is a treatable illness! This means that with the right tools, it can be managed and it doesn’t have to get in the way of your life. This article will provide a description of teen depression along with the steps to…

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Teens: Here’s How to Manage Stress During the Holidays

  As an adolescent, there’s no question that you have a lot going on. Although you might not be thinking about this all the time: you’ve got physical, emotional, and psychological changes happening. And you also have the pressures of your parents, teachers, and peers. You’re trying to fit in, gain your independence, discover who…

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Seasonal Depression | Paradigm Malibu

Helping Your Teens through Seasonal Depression

  Over the years, some men and women notice an emotional pattern in themselves that’s related to the seasons. They realize that they tend to get depressed in the fall and winter seasons. And your teen might notice this in themselves too. It’s called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as winter depression, winter blues,…

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Reasons Why Teens Might Get Depressed

  Adolescence is a hard stage of life. There are many facets of life weigh on a teen, and with the right amount of weight, it can bring a teen down enough to feel depressed. In fact, there seems to be a few common causes or triggers that can contribute to depression in a teen.…

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Teen Mental Illness | Paradigm Malibu

Untreated Teen Mental Illness Brings Greater Risks

There are a number of adolescents who experience mental health symptoms and who likely have a diagnosis. However, they are not getting the treatment they need. The common forms of teen mental illness, such as Bipolar Disorder and Depression, can lead to suicide or other forms of harm if they go untreated.   In fact,…

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Parents: Make Psychological Health Just as Important as Your Teen’s Physical Health

It’s easy to focus on the physical health of someone over their psychological health. In fact, it’s so easy because that’s precisely what our entire society does. People tend to give their attention to what they can see and measure. But what is not seen, such as the health of the mind, is often dismissed.…

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