Personality Disorders Resources

Individuals with personality disorders struggle to regulate their emotions and keep healthy relationships.

Teen & young adult personality disorders

Personality disorders are fairly common, impacting about 9% of the population. Teens and young adults in this category may have trouble connecting with others or knowing how to interact in social situations.

There are many conditions that fall under the umbrella of personality disorders, including avoidant personality disorder, dependent personality disorder, emotionally unstable personality disorder, borderline personality disorder, narcissism, paranoia, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder among others.

Support for teen & young adult personality disorders

Explore resources on identifying and coping with personality disorders.

A young man experiences psychosis.

How Long Does Psychosis Last?

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Couple in an argument

BPD Devaluation: What It Is and How to Handle It

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Therapist and teen talking about how to identify if their friend is a narcissist

Here’s How to Spot a Vulnerable Narcissist

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A mother and daughter sit on a couch looking away from each other; the mother has her arms crossed and the daughter is resting her head on her hand. The two face challenges in their relationship since the mother has narcissistic personality disorder (NPD).

10 Symptoms of Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers

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A father, who has narcissistic personality disorder, berates his daughter who sits quietly grasping her hands and looking down at a table.

10 Symptoms of Daughters of Narcissistic Fathers

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A young woman dealing with paranoid ideation as a result of paranoid personality disorder looks out into the distance with her arms crossed.

Paranoid Ideation: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

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Teen & young adult personality disorder treatment

There are many treatment options available to help with personality disorders, including psychotherapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Teens and young adults who enroll in Charlie Health’s virtual IOP often benefit from a combination of multiple modalities.

Each individual receives a customized treatment plan that includes weekly individual therapy, family therapy, and multiple group sessions. With help, individuals with personality disorders have much higher success outcomes than those who don’t get professional help.

A teen girl with short hair sits on the steps at school on her phone while a group of teens behind her talks

Healing teen & young adult personality disorders

Accurate diagnosis is an important first step in treating personality disorders, followed by a customized plan to provide support and coping mechanisms for each client.

Teen & young adult personality disorder research

Get the latest research and data on personality disorders to help you navigate this condition in your life.