Mental Health

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Mental Health

Is it Teenage Angst or Depression?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Given the ups and downs of teenage emotions, it can be hard for a parent to know whether a teen’s difficult phase is due to teenage angst or depression. In […]

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Anxiety in School: How Parents Can Help

Reading Time: 7 minutes Most teens get a little anxious about starting school. A certain amount of school-related anxiety can be common for adolescents. But when nervousness crosses over into full-fledged anxiety in school, […]

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The Facts About Teen Brain Development

Reading Time: 6 minutes The teen brain is under construction. Even when physical growth appears complete, teen brain development isn’t finished. In fact, the adolescent brain doesn’t fully mature until a young person reaches […]

Newport Academy Mental Health Resources: Histrionic Personality Disorder in Teenagers
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Teen Drama vs. Histrionic Personality Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutes The word histrionic means “dramatic” or “theatrical.” Therefore, histrionic personality disorder in teenagers describes a mental health condition that is characterized by over-dramatizing feelings and situations. Hence, people with histrionic […]

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Teen Emotions: Riding the Wave

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jamison Monroe Teenage Emotions Teen emotions can be bumpy. Therapy for teenage depression and mood disorders can be highly beneficial. Mental health retreats can offer support. Teenage mental health […]