Diabetes, Depression and Stress

Depression is not generally listed as a complication of diabetes. However, it can be one of the most common and dangerous complications. The rate of … [Read more...]

When I worry about Mom or Dad


Sometimes kids and teenagers get depressed, or anxious, but sometimes parents do too. It is confusing when your mother or father starts acting … [Read more...]



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Depression in Children and Adolescents

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Childhood and adolescent depression increased dramatically in the past forty to fifty years. The average age of onset has fallen. During childhood the … [Read more...]

Seasonal Affective Disorder: Winter Depression

Seasonal Affective Disorder and Light Therapy What is SAD? Incidence of SAD and relation to latitude Theories about how light affects mood and … [Read more...]

Non-Stimulant Medication for Children, Adolescents and Adults with ADHD

60-80% of youth and adults with AD/HD gain significant relief from stimulants. However some individuals require other medications to treat their AD/HD … [Read more...]

Atomoxetine: An Non-Stimulant for AD/HD

Atomoxetine, brand name, Strattera, was approved by the FDA for distribution in November 2002. It became available in US pharmacies in early 2003. … [Read more...]

Scrupulosity and OCD

Religious Obsessions and Compulsions What is Scrupulosity? Religious belief, and membership in a faith community are important factors in the lives … [Read more...]

Medications for Adults with ADHD

It had long appeared that the medication situation for AD/HD was reversed from that of other psychiatric conditions. For other conditions, … [Read more...]

Girls, Women and Attention Deficit Disorder

Girls & Women with ADHD

Girls and Women are Under Diagnosed The DSM-IV estimates that the ratio of boys with ADHD to girls was 4:1. For those in actual treatment in clinics, … [Read more...]

Gifted Student with ADD

Student with ADHD

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Dining Out with The Kids

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Food and Whine: Dining Out With Your Children Click here for more articles, games and book reviews for children and adolescents interested in … [Read more...]