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Adolescent Emotional Health | Paradigm Malibu

How Parents Can Support Adolescent Emotional Health

One of the defining characteristics of adolescents is their tendency to be emotional, impulsive, and creative. They tend to lack the ability to respond logically and rationally to situations. Instead, they tend to be passionate, reactive, and sometimes overly dramatic and emotional. For instance, they might experience a breakup with a boyfriend and feel that…

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How to Help ADHD Teens Succeed in School

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is an impulse-control disorder that can cause difficulty for teens, especially when they’re in school. For instance, the following are typical symptoms of ADHD that can easily get in the way of a teen’s academic success: Difficulty with organizing ¬†and prioritizing tasks Difficulty with getting started on tasks. Excessive…

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