Diagnosing Struggling Teens

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Misdiagnosed behavioral and emotional issues are common among adolescents and young adults.  Mental health diagnoses are relatively subjective and the data used to make them—behavioral observations in various settings, psychometric assessments, and self-reported symptoms—are often unreliable or incomplete. “Our therapist chalked up Marnie’s dramatic outbursts to normal adolescent acting out.  But they never got better, […]

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