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Personality Disorders | Paradigm Malibu

Personality Disorders in Teens: What You Should Know

Historically, people would not received a diagnosis for personality disorders until they were at least in their 20’s. The nature of the illness indicates a long-term unhealthy pattern of thought and behavior and a person needs to have a history of life challenges that might indicate a personality disorder exists.   However, there is an ongoing debate…

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Adolescent Borderline Personality Disorder | Paradigm Malibu

A Parent’s Guide to Adolescent Borderline Personality Disorder

Parenting teens can be stressful. Because your teen is going through hormonal changes and dealing with the rigors of approaching adulthood, it’s common to deal with moodiness, irrational behaviors, misplaced anger, and frustrating behaviors. If your adolescent has borderline personality disorder, however, it’s more than simply stressful and frustrating. Borderline personality disorder, or BPD, is a…

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