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Troubled Teenager

Teenagers are being troubled basically two main reasons:

1) teenagers behavior
2) Teenagers mental disorder.

Troubled teenagers can be affected by a number of psychological disorders. Teenagers are at a time when they may be seeking validation and if they do not find it, they can very easily fall victim to Eating Disorders, Depression, and ultimately even thoughts of suicide. Troubled teenagers with problems with hostility or aggression may fall victims to Conduct Disorder or Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Adjustment Disorder may also be a common disorder that afflicts teens going through a number of changes as they step into adolescence.

- Eating Disorders
- Conduct Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Adjustment Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Reactive Attachment Disorder
- Oppositional Defiant Disorder
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Teenagers are at high risk for such behaviors as drug/alcohol use, dropping out of schools, violence, depression, or suicide, pregnancy. Teens Parent face difficulties to recognize the more indicators of such behavioral problems and when and how to intervene.

Teenage is a time of change and these changes can bring about issues that may lead to psychological disorders if not given proper attention.

Signs of a troubled teenager:

•Secretive behavior Changes in sleeping and eating habits
• Teenagers grades have rapidly dropped and your teen has lost interest in the usual activities.
• Your youngster has stolen money from your purse on regular occasions.
• Your youngster has extreme mood swings, from depression to elation, and seems to sleep a lot more than usual at times.
• Teenagers become more mysterious, and it seems like more than a desire for greater privacy.
•Extreme mood swings

Teens do not want to share their problems to a parent who lectures them and criticizes every move. Teenagers need someone who they can expel their frustrations to and release that internal tension which is ever-present in any teen, but much more so in an anxiety sufferer. They need to know that they can trust you. Find activities to help get rid of the restlessness, and do not discourage a teenager from becoming independent. You should need to pay attention to the warning signs, and if your teenager is suffering, call your doctor or local mental health expert for help, because no one can do it alone.

Well I have symtoms that I think is related to teen mental problems: I can't think straight (My brain really hurts everytime I try to think), depressed, thoughts of suicide, feel severe stress, sleepy most of the times, affectionate toward a stranger, talking a lot of nonsense.

I am 14 and please comment if you have a solution

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