In: Trauma

Teenage Addiction and Self-Harm: Co-occurring Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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How Can I Tell if My Child Has Anxiety?

An anxiety disorder is characterized by an irrational, persistent and overwhelming sense of fear and worry that interferes with daily activities….

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Is There More Than One Type of Childhood Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders in children are characterized by a sense of overwhelming, persistent and unrealistic fear and worry. Anxiety can result in…

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How to Treat my Child’s Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety disorders are known to affect 25% of children between 13 and 18 years of age and can severely interfere with…

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How to Tell if my Child is Being Bullied at School?

Between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 students in the United States say they have been bullied at school. Most bullying…

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Emotional and Psychological Trauma in Teenagers: How Can Parents Help?

Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that shattered your teenager’s sense of security, making them feel…

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How Can I tell if my Teen is Cutting?

Cutting is a common form of self-harm behavior that is used to relieve inner stress and anxiety. Cutting refers to taking…

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How to Seek Help for my Teenager Who is Cutting?

Cutting refers to using a sharp object such as a razor blade or a knife to cut into the skin. This…

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Mental Health Consequences Associated with Workplace Sexual Harassment

Recently there was an overwhelming #Metoo hash tag phenomenon that spread like wildfire on social media. This campaign represented victims of…

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World Aids Day: Mental Health Disorders Associated with HIV/AIDS

Globally, there are an estimated 36.7 million people who have the virus. Despite the virus only being identified in 1984, more…

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