The Gifted Teen Has Both a Blessed and Burdened Life

The Gifted Teen Has Both a Blessed and Burdened Life

Every once in awhile, you’ll hear about a young child who excels at music and has been composing since a child or a teen who has already obtained a Ph.D. in physics and working on the next scientific breakthrough. Scan the Internet and you’ll find plenty of stories of children and teens with exceptional talent. You’ll read about a five year old who has already […]

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Family Focused Therapy Helps Reduce Teen Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Family Focused Therapy Helps Reduce Teen Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

A recent study done at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) offered some promising results. The research aimed to discover whether the use of Family Focused Therapy along with medication could help reduce symptoms of those adolescents diagnosed with Teen Bipolar Disorder. The study evaluated 145 teens with a Bipolar Disorder diagnosis and compared the use of medication and psycho-education as a form of treatment […]

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DBT: A Successful Teen Bipolar Disorder Treatment

DBT: A Successful Teen Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is form of talk therapy, similar to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which has had so much success among adults with Borderline Personality Disorder that it has recently been used to treat teens with this disorder. Teen Bipolar Personality Disorder is characterized the swing of moods between mania and depression. Euphoria, elation, racing thoughts, irritability, and substance use are common symptoms of mania. […]

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