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After Newtown: Why Amateur Diagnoses Are Dangerous
Speculating about real psychiatric disorders fuels the misinformation and stigma that prevents people from receiving the life-changing help they need.- Harold S. Koplewicz, MD
Real Science. Real Hope.
This video debuted at the Child Advocacy Award Dinner and shows how transformative the Child Mind Institute's approach to science can be—and how it is already changing lives.
Medications for SM: When, Why, and How
Steven Dickstein, MD, discusses when, why, and how medication is used in the treatment of Selective Mutism.
Eating Disorder Treatment Today
Dr. Douglas Bunnell of the Renfrew Center for eating disorder treatment discusses the latest thinking in intervention.
Service Dogs Love, Protect and Connect Autistic Kids
The benefits of bonding with animals go beyond calming. Families see big breakthroughs in behavior and socializing- Beth Arky
My son, who is taking Ritalin for his ADHD, is increasingly anxious. Should we change or add to his medication?
Anxiety often occurs along with ADHD, so it's important to get a psychiatric evaluation and to make sure your clinician is knowledgeable about these medications.- Ron J. Steingard, MD
All in the Family: Siblings and ADHD
Coping with ADHD requires changes in the daily life and routine of a family and will take patience and effort from every family member.
What Is a School Psychologist?
Ask the students, and you get everything from 'brain teacher' to 'behavior police'
My daughter with anxiety issues is worried about getting her period. What can I do?
First determine exactly what your daughter's fears and expectations are. Then be as factual and reassuring as possible.- Rachel Busman, PsyD
Kids Who Need a Little Help to Make Friends
What parents can do when kids struggle with social skills or have behaviors that get in the way