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Adolescent Depression

Depression in adolescents is quite similar to that of adults. Teens suffering from psychotic depressions may report hallucinations. Other common signs are a decline in academic achievements, behavioral problems in friendship, withdrawal from external contact, and a lack of enthusiasm and energy.

As a parent or caregiver for an adolescent, always remain on your guard against possible symptoms of teen depression. Give your child all the attention and love he/she requires. Pick up some easy tips on managing depression here at this support group.


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Here's How the Choices We Make Boost Patience, Prompt Future Thinking

Tempting choices can be hard to stop and think about the potential consequences. A new research study suggests that framing the choice as a sequence of events could help us to boost patience by prompting us to think about the future....Read More

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This is a classic piece of Relapse Prevention in dealing with addictions. Fantasizing about drugs with intense euphoric recall is a symptom of relapse. If the patient can "keep playing the tape to the end" they will arrive at the consequences portion of the "movie" and it's easier to make a rational choice about whether to use or not.
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