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How To Help Your Teen Manage Overwhelming Emotions and Stress

You might not think so but a teen’s ability to manage stress is the same ability required to manage emotions. The two go hand in hand. In fact, this isn’t just true for teens, but for adults as well. This article will address ways to manage life when it becomes overwhelming, including learning how to…

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Treating Teen Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD – Part Two

The first article in this series provided the results of a recent study on teen stress, published in a USA Today article. This is the second and last part to this series and will discuss forms of treatment for psychological disorders that result from stress. Sadly, according to the USA Today article, the prognosis for…

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Treating Teen Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD | ParadigmMalibu.com

Treating Teen Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD – Part One

Teen stress can come in a variety of forms. It can range from minor and manageable levels to debilitating. It’s true that most adults and teens deal with stress. In fact, some stress is good. It can inspire you to accomplish a task or move closer to a goal. If you didn’t feel the stress…

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Mindfulness Training and PTSD | ParadigmMalibu.com

Mindfulness Training Used to Manage PTSD in Marines

A new study done at the University of California in San Diego and the Naval Health Research Center points to the benefits of using the practice of mindfulness to reduce stress in military personnel. Mental illnesses that the practice of meditation and mindfulness can help with are post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and forms of…

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Teen Depression | ParadigmMalibu.com

Alternative Therapies for Teen PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological illness that affects teens and adults in a variety of significant ways. It is a mental illness experienced by someone who has lived through a traumatic event, and as a result, has symptoms of anxiety.  There are many types of life-threatening experiences that a teen might go…

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The Physical, Sexual and Social Changes of Adolescence | ParadigmMalibu.com

The Differences Between Teen Stress and Teen Anxiety

The words stress and anxiety are often used interchangeably. If you’re in high school and feeling the demands of school, family, future, and friends, you might find yourself saying, “I’m under a lot of stress.” It’s the socially appropriate way of saying, “I’m freaking out!”   However, there are times when you are feeling anxious,…

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