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Monday, December 12, 2011

Mood Disorders with Teenagers

As a teenager, it is common to experience an intensity of emotions that can lead to feelings of being overwhelmed or distressed. Eating disorders, such as anorexia, or self-injurious behaviors can develop in teenagers as a coping mechanism or a way to manage such intense emotions.  Learning and adapting healthy coping skills is essential to positively managing the various emotions and mood disorders teenagers might experience.  Dr. Margret Nagib, a psychologist at the Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, discusses the topic further in this podcast.

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