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What's ADHD (and What's Not) in the Classroom
Signs that a child might have the disorder, and other problems that may be confused with ADHD- Caroline Miller
People think my son is rude because he has tantrums when we're out, but at home he is the most loving boy in the world. Is anything wrong with him?
There could be a number of explanations for your son's behavior. One thing you can do is try to notice what is "triggering" the tantrums.- Shelley Avny, PhD
Using the Placebo Effect to Treat Depression
Dr. Bret Rutherford of Columbia University discusses how an often frustrating part of clinical trials of antidepressant medications can inform real-world treatment.
Tips for Moving With Special Needs Kids
A mom of four kids who recently moved from New York City to Houston offers a checklist for minimizing stress and maximizing success for special needs kids.
How to Avoid Passing Anxiety on to Your Kids
Help yourself, and your children, by learning techniques to manage stress in a healthy way and sharing them with the kids.
Signs a College Student May Have an Eating Disorder
What to look for if you are concerned about your child, or a friend
Eating Disorders and College
What makes those first years away from home a perfect storm for developing disorders like anorexia and bulimia
How to Help Someone With an Eating Disorder in College
Opening a conversation about it, in a non-judgmental way, is the first step, and one that may take repeated efforts.
Lauren Book on "Lauren's Kingdom": Speaking Out About Abuse
"Lauren's Kingdom" is Lauren's first book for children. Set in the fanciful backdrop of a young girl's imagination, the book empowers caregivers to discuss the important, but often danced around topic of personal safety with their children.
Teenage Depression and the Immune System
Dr. Vilma Gabbay of Mount Sinai Medical Center talks about how the stresses of adolescence may contribute to the high incidence of depression in that age group, as poor diet and lack of sleep and exercise may cause an immune response.