borderline personality disorder in teens

What is Borderline Personality Disorder in Teens?

Teens with borderline personality disorder engage in more extreme behaviors — and more often –than the average teen, and these behaviors impair their social, school and working lives. — Dr. Alec Miller Borderline Personality Disorder in Teens Borderline personality disorder in teens is often mistaken as an angsty phase that’ll pass, but what happens when it …

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Eating Disorder Stereotypes Prevent Help For Troubled Teens

When most people hear the term eating disorder, they will likely think about teenage girls with anorexia or bulimia. Though females are more likely to turn to disordered eating, 10 million males in the US will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life. Media’s impact on eating disorders While teenage girls …

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Preventing Teen Anxiety at an Early Age

With about 5.5 percent of 13 to 18-year-olds having social anxiety, it is considered one of the most common psychiatric disorders among teens. Though anxiety is normal as teens experience so many new circumstances and interact with new people, social anxiety disorder can negatively affect every aspect of a teen’s life. A new study could help lower …

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Is Medication an Effective Treatment for Attention Deficit Disorder?

With 11 percent of children diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, it might be time to assess how the attention deficit medication prescribed to the majority of patients is actually working. Some new studies advocate the potential long lasting changes the medication can bring, while some professionals are reluctant to agree. For individuals with ADD or ADHD, some medications …

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