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Male Teens with Borderline Personality Disorder | Paradigm Malibu

Male Teens with Borderline Personality Disorder

It’s common to associate Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) with females. And if BPD shows up in adolescence, it’s even more likely to assume that the teen is female. Yet, one clinician and author recently wrote a book highlighting men who have BPD as well as pointing out the severe neglect of this topic.   Joseph…

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Therapy That Includes Mindfulness For Teen Borderline Personality Disorder

Mindfulness is the practice of becoming conscious of your internal and external environment. It is a mental state achieved by focusing on the present moment, while acknowledging and accepting the existing feelings, thoughts, bodily sensations, and surrounding activity. Today, it is often used as a therapeutic practice among therapists and psychologists.   There is a…

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The Difference Between Teen Depression and Teen Bipolar Disorder-Paradigm Malibu

Establishing Healthy Boundaries for BPD Teens

It’s easy for teens with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) to have virtually no sexual, emotional, physical, or psychological boundaries. Especially if an adolescent has experienced sexual or physical abuse, the ability to establish firm healthy boundaries in relationships can feel completely foreign.   A teen with Bipolar Personality Disorder will typically have a swing of…

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Teen Borderline Personality Disorder: Signs to Look For-Paradigm Malibu

Teen Borderline Personality Disorder: Signs to Look For

Sarah has a reputation among her friends as being very impulsive. Her emotions are erratic and she can get easy to anger. She tends to flirt with the males in her class, often exhibiting promiscuity. She tends to believe that that having sex with men is the only way that she finds her sense of…

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