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What are the symptoms of mental illness in teens?

What are the symptoms of mental illness in teens?

Change in behavior: Mental illnesses can present in a huge variety of ways. Often signs include a change in behavior, change in school performance, becoming more withdrawn, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, etc. Talk to your teen consistently and let them know that if they ever need help you are there for support. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Tripp
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Mental Disorder (Definition)

A mental disorder is psychological condition or set of behaviors that either causes the individual emotional distress and/or results in impairment in various ...Read more


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Can doctors tell me what does the symptom of being inauthentic mean in mental illness?

Can doctors tell me what does the symptom of being inauthentic mean in mental illness?

Inauthetic: Inauthetic means that your data presented is not accurate or valid or if you take a psychological test, it may indicate that you provided conflicted information and the test is not valid, thats a strong word with deeper consequences, it needs to be analyzed in the context in which it was said. ...Read more

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Please answer! what mental illness has symptoms of over attachment and attention seeking behavior?

Personality Disorder: Some personality disorders may cause a person to become overly attached to others, fear rejection and display attention seeking behavior. On the other hand, even normal people can display these symptoms under very stressful circumstances. ...Read more

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What mental illness fits these symptoms?

Mental illness: You forgot to mention the symptoms.

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When do the symptoms of mental illness start showing?

When do the symptoms of mental illness start showing?

Depends on which: There are many different mental disorders and they each have their own typical time when they most often (not always!) first appear. Schizophrenia, for example, often first appears in the late teen years. Autism much earlier. Depression may appear in childhood but only reveal itself as bipolar later in life when a first manic or hypomanic episode happens. ...Read more

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Can I tell you symptoms and can you determine if I have a mental illness?

May not be simple: Your symptoms could certainly be discussed with one of our psychologists or psychiatrists, and you may find a Concierge visit to be extremely helpful. ...Read more

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I've symptoms of mental illness but i don't know which one! how do I get diagnosed?

See a psychiatrist: It is best to go see a mental health professional who can make an appropriate assessment and diagnosis based on your presentation. Make an appointment soon, there is help available. Seek it. ...Read more

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Was just curious if there was a mental illness that relates to or has symptoms that include anger or rage?

Was just curious if there was a mental illness that relates to or has symptoms that include anger or rage?

Personality disorder: Organic brain disorders, drug and alcohol disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia. Panic/ rage in men, intermittent explosive disorder, autism spectrum disorders, agitated depression, generalized anxiety disorder with high irritability, pms, rem parasomnias, dissociative disorders, and some culture bound syndromes like running amok. ...Read more

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Can having bad dreams be a symptom of mental illness?

Can having bad dreams be a symptom of mental illness?

Evaluation needed: Bad dreams may be a symptom of a number of things, such as stress or a medical problem interfering with sleep. I recommend thorough evaluations by psychologist and md. ...Read more

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Why an adult starts to self injury? Is it a symptom of some mental illness?"

Why an adult starts to self injury? Is it a symptom of some mental illness?"

Clarification: It does not stand alone as a disorder. It is symptomatic among depressed patients, with Borderline personality disordered people, an attention seeking effort, or part of a social culture in high school. It definitely is always a communication tool. Seek help fro a qualified agency. ...Read more

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