Dealing with Bullies

Kids article on bullying

Bullies are not really brave. Deep inside, they are cowards. However, you do have to be brave to stand up to a bully. There are many types of … [Read more...]

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Introduction At one time, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) was believed to be fairly rare. When it was diagnosed, it seemed resistant to … [Read more...]

Is It Still Safe to Give Antidepressants to Children and Adolescents?

Is It still safe to give antidepressants to kids

Or...Can Antidepressants Cause Suicide? Fluoxetine, (Prozac)  was the first SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)  to be approved in the … [Read more...]

Bullying Throughout The Life Cycle

Bullies are frequently the root of disruption, injury and violence in schools and the workplace. Learn how to change the culture of your organization … [Read more...]

ADHD and Comorbidity


What's Under the Tip of the Iceberg? Many children and adults with AD/HD also experience other difficulties. It seems that having AD/HD makes it more … [Read more...]



Is It Ready for Prime Time? Methylphenidate absorbed through the skin. In 2006, Shire Pharmaceuticals released Daytrana for the treatment of AD/HD … [Read more...]

Asperger’s Disorder


Asperger's Disorder is not widely recognized by the public or by health care providers. What does it mean to have Asperger's Disorder? Do they have … [Read more...]

Why Do We Repeat Our Mistakes

why do we repeat mistakes

Vicious Cycles, Bad Habits and Self-fulfilling Prophecies: Why Do We Keep Making The Same Mistakes? Being a creature of habit does have its … [Read more...]

Bullies and how not to be one


Dealing with Bullies and How Not to be One What is a bully? It is someone who takes advantage of another individual that he or she perceives as … [Read more...]

Why Am I In Family Therapy?

why am I in family therapy

Click here for more articles, games and book reviews for children and adolescents interested in understanding mental health issues. Your older … [Read more...]

Intellectually Gifted Women

gifted women

What Happened to All the Gifted Girls? What happens to intellectually gifted girls when they grow up? Do they go on to have brilliant careers? Do … [Read more...]

Is competition motivating or crushing?

When I was in medical school, one of my professors said that you knew that a person had conquered his own narcissistic problems when he could enjoy … [Read more...]