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11 Signs Your Teen Could Be Depressed

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Angry teen with mother yelling in background

Hostility


Anger and irritability are very common emotions in typical teens. However, if your teen becomes hostile, dangerous (to himself and others), or overly sensitive to rejection, he may be dealing with a bigger problem. Responding with anger yourself won't help the situation — try to reason with your teen calmly and rationally when he exhibits behaviors like this.

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