Leading the Way in the Treatment of Technology Overuse For many troubled teens, technology has become a recognized mental health disorder. Teens are using social media rather than spending any time with friends or family, or gaming instead of eating and sleeping. In the draft of the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases…

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Improve Your Relationships and Maintain Your Self-Respect by Trenna Ahlstrom One of the major components of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is Interpersonal Effectiveness, or improving your relationship with other people. One set of strategies that will allow you to improve your relationship with other people is represented by the acronym GIVE FAST. GIVE Skills are…

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DBT Skills: How to Get People to Do What You Want DEAR MAN is an acronym to help you remember a behavioral strategy that can make it more likely that you get what you want from other people. It is not a Jedi mind control trick. It is a strategy to help you assert yourself…

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