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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 the Emotional Health of Your Teen’s Friends Impacts Your Teen

As children grow into adolescence, their family relationships dim in comparison to their social relationships. A teen starts to find great value in the connections they have with friends, mentors, coaches, teachers, and peers. Socialization is an important facet of adolescence because it is through social relationships that a teen gets to know more and…

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Emotional Health and Anger Management for Male Adolescents

  Teens can exhibit a variety of intense emotions during adolescence. In fact, this stage of life is characterized by being more emotional versus rational, more impulsive versus cautious. However, it seems that males have a tendency of exhibiting their emotions more than female teens. For instance, male and female adolescents can express anger differently…

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