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Adolescent Stress | Paradigm Malibu

Adolescent Stress: How Much is Too Much?

Stress: Everyone has it. This includes you, your boss, your partner, and even your kids. While stress is not, in itself, necessarily a bad thing, having too much stress can lead to feelings of being overwhelmed, sad, frustrated, and angry. It can also cause someone to develop depression and anxiety in some cases. Adolescents today…

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Therapy In the Morning | Paradigm Malibu

Therapy in the Morning for Anxiety

New research from Southern Methodist University suggests that those looking to make more progress in overcoming their anxiety, fears, and phobias should schedule their appointments for therapy in the morning. The research is based on the biochemistry of your body that may influence biorhythms. The natural hormone, Cortisol, is at it’s highest peak in the…

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How To Support Your Teen Even Without a Close Parent-Teen Relationship

    Teens need support from their parents, caregivers, and other adults because of the demands of this stage in life. And it’s not only the physical, emotional, and psychological, changes they’re going through, but it’s also the academic, social, and family demands they are often expected to meet. Sometimes, these demands are simply unrealistic…

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The Differences Between Stress, Distress, and Anxiety in Teens

  Adolescence can be a stressful stage of life. We all experience and manage stress differently. However, for some teens, stress can turn into anxiety. And that anxiety can become so persistent that teens may need professional assistance in order to manage it. However, distress is something a bit different than both stress and anxiety.…

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Depression | ParadigmMalibu.com

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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