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  • Mental health and children

    Mental health and children
    'Ineed these pills refilled," the weary mother says, displaying an array of empty bottles on the desk in my office. "My son is bipolar." The boy, a quiet slip of a 10-year-old, had been prescribed two antipsychotics, two mood stabilizers, one...
  • ADHD drugs don't help children long term

    ADHD drugs don't help children long term
    Stimulant drugs like Ritalin that are used to treat ADHD don't improve children's symptoms long term, according to new research published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. That may come as a surprise to...
  • Does adult health differ when you're conceived in a dish?

     
    Considering that children have been born using in vitro fertilization for about three decades, it's reassuring to learn that they are healthy and well-adjusted people. That is the conclusion of a study published Wednesday in the journal Fertility and...
  • Pesticides on kid-friendly foods linked to ADHD

     
    I feed my daughter plenty of healthy foods: fresh berries, raw carrots and whole grains. Because I know if I don't, she'll be a wild monkey. Avery's one of those “busy” kids, you see … and I've discovered that even a whiff of high-...
  • Dealing with a child who has ADHD – it’s not all bad

     
    A few years ago, my 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It was a very hard thing for her to go through – and for me, too. In the past, I would get tons of calls from her school about her behavior, and....
  • May 14 - Author Kenneth Kaye

    Title: Trust Me: Helping our Young Adults Financially Authors: Kenneth Kaye, Ph.D. (family psychologist) [book written with son, Nick, not present in this interview] Quotes: "We don't have to grit our teeth and shut our mouths as our sons and...
  • ADHD (mis)diagnosis could be related to age

     
    The age of a child compared to his or her peers could lead to a misdiagnosis of ADHD, according to researchers at North Carolina State University. “We believe that younger children may be mistakenly diagnosed as having ADHD, when in fact they are...
  • 'I always want to do better,' Phelps says at economics forum in Saudi Arabia

    Mixing subjects linked to sports, society and business, Olympic champions Michael Phelps and Carl Lewis appeared at an economic gathering yesterday to promote sports in Saudi Arabia. From questions about Phelps' struggles with attention deficit...
  • Specialty Camps

    SPECIALTY CAMPS BEREAVEMENT CAMP CORAL www.hospicecareflorida.org A weekend camp for children ages 6-13 to assist children with grief and dealing with the death of a loved one. Open to residents of Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties. 800-372-...
  • Phelps' voyage

    Phelps' voyage
    Michael Phelps was 15 years old the day he returned home to Rodgers Forge from his first Olympic Games in 2000. He had finished 5th in the 200-meter butterfly in Sydney, Australia, even though he was mostly ears and arms at that point, and it seemed as...
  • Internet addiction: a 21st century epidemic with some more at risk than others?

     
    Psychiatrists struggling to draft a new manual to diagnose mental illness haven't agreed it's a mental illness yet. But mental health professionals are already gauging, parsing and analyzing Internet addiction, which bears all the hallmarks of addictive...