Oppositional Teenagers

Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms in Young People

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a personality disorder that often causes people to struggle with self-image, mood swings, impulse control, fear of abandonment, and low very feelings of self-worth. It is the most commonly recognised personality disorder. What is Borderline Personality Disorder? It is important to clarify that the term ‘personality disorder’ does not suggest …

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Teens who break all rules

Teens Who Break All The Rules. A Parents’ Guide To High Conflict Teens.

Conduct Disorder is a complex mental health issue. It is usually diagnosed during the teenage years in young people who have experienced behavioural problems in their tweens and sometimes earlier.  Young people diagnosed with Conduct Disorder may have had difficulties in school or educational settings, at home, in friendship groups and may have come to the …

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Teenagers and anger issues

Oppositional Teenagers: A Parents Guide to navigating difficult behaviour at home

“You can’t make me and I don’t want to”. Oppositional Defiant Disorder. A Parenting Nightmare Child and adolescent therapists are often consulted by parents who are at the end of a long and bumpy road with teenagers. Families describe behaviours that have become increasingly defiant or confrontational. Teenage mental health specialists will often use the …

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