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The Physical, Sexual and Social Changes of Adolescence | ParadigmMalibu.com

Teen Histrionic Personality Disorder and Treatment

Although personality disorders have recently been categorized differently in the newest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Illness (DSM), there continues to be certain traits that would distinguish one personality disorder from another. However, the recent publication of the latest DSM, in May of 2013, grouped 10 personality disorders, those listed in…

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Teen Schizophrenia: Positive, Negative, and Cognitive Symptoms

Schizophrenia is an illness that not only baffles the layperson, but even clinicians and researchers are still investigating the causes of this mental illness. The curiosity of most people has led to movies and books about those affected by schizophrenia, such as the recent film, A Beautiful Mind.   Schizophrenia affects thinking, feeling, movement, and…

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The Differences between Teen ADHD and Teen Bipolar Disorder

Teen ADHD and Teen Bipolar Disorder Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, also known as ADHD, is easy to confuse with Bipolar Disorder. Add to that the chaos of adolescence and the new behaviors your teen might be exhibiting, it could be difficult to know what to share with a mental health professional who is preparing to diagnose…

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