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  Introduction
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Is My Teen Normal? Teens Displaying Typical Behavior vs. When to Worry  
3
2
Sad, Mad, or Bad: Teens Who AreToo Moody  
15
3
Unfocused and on the Run: Teens Who Cannot Pay Attention or Have Too Much Energy  
37
4
Rebels Without a Cause: Teens Who Break Rules or Laws  
59
5
Run by Fear: Teens Who Stress, Obsess, or Areon Edge  
83
6
Under the Influence: Teens Who Use Alcohol and Other Drugs  
113
7
Hungry for Help: Teens Too Concerned About Body Image, Weight and Food  
149
8
Secret Pain: Teens Who Cut or BurnThemselves  
177
9
Ending It All: Teens Who Think About Dying  
197


viiContents
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Not Making the Connection: Teens Who Have a Hard Time “Getting It”  
223
11
Behaving Bizarrely: Teens Who Lose Touch with Reality  
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12
What’s Going On? Obtaining the Right Evaluation for Your Teen  
257
13
Help Is on the Way? Obtaining the Right Treatment for Your Teen  
287
 
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You Make a Difference: Positive Parenting for Teens with Special Needs  
339
15
Don’t Forget YourOxygen Mask: The Importance of Self-Care  
359
Appendix A:Resources and Support  
367
  Appendix B:Psychotropic Medication Char  
371
  Acknowledgments  
375
  Index  
377
  About the Author  
383

 

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