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Parents: How to Find the Right Therapist for Your Teen | ParadigmMalibu.com

Parents: How to Find the Right Therapist for Your Teen

No matter what psychological symptoms your teen might have or what diagnosis he or she has already been assigned, you’ll want to find a good therapist for your teen. Psychotherapy is often an essential component to effective treatment. In fact, research has shown that medication alone is not effective. However, the combination of psychotherapy and…

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Teen Alcohol Abuse and Drug Addiction | ParadigmMalibu.com

Abused Children Are More at Risk for Teen Drug Addiction

If a child experiences abuse in their home of origin, whether that’s physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, he or she is more vulnerable to alcohol consumption during adolescence. A research study recently conducted by the University Miguel Hernandez in Elche, Spain, reveals that teens who were abused as children tended to perceive the use of…

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