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Psych Central Like adults, kids also struggle with stress. Too many commitments, conflict in their families and problems with peers are all stressors that overwhelm children. Of course, “a certain amount of stress is normal,” said Lynn Lyons, LICSW, a psychotherapist who specializes in treating anxious families and co-author of the book Anxious Kids, Anxious […]
Psych Central Professional It can be exhausting and confusing to have a child with ADHD (or ADHD-like symptoms). However, if you’re reading this, I know that you also love your child whole-heartedly. Your child is probably creative, adventourous, fun, unique, or any combination of these characteristics. http://cfgctips.childguidance.org/articles/519050/11-tips-for-parenting-a-child-with-adhd-reflection/
Psych Central Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles recently tested a mental health screening tool for adolescents coming to the emergency room for medical complaints who might also be at risk for mental health problems. According to researchers, of the 992 patients studied, nearly half — 47.5 percent — responded yes to questions about substance abuse, traumatic exposure […]