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More Than Sad: Psycho-Education for Teen Depression Treatments-Paradigm Malibu

When Teens Have Dissociative Disorder and What To Do About It

Dissociation is often the psychological response to a traumatic event. Although not all traumatic events cause dissociation, trauma is frequently the main cause of dissociation for teens and adults alike. However, children and teens are more susceptible to trauma because their brains are still in development and they don’t yet have the psychological resiliency that…

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Teen Conduct Disorder and Adult Antisocial Personality Disorder-Paradigm Malibu

Tools to Better Understand Teen Dissociative Disorder

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental illness experienced by someone who has experienced a traumatic event, and who is experiencing symptoms of anxiety as a result. Typical symptoms of PTSD include flashbacks, bad dreams, and frightening thoughts. An individual might also exhibit symptoms…

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