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Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing & Treating the Emerging Epidemic – Houston, TX

By |2017-01-04T23:42:46-05:00April 21st, 2017|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , |

The increasing rate of stress and trauma to children, which includes divorce, family breakdown, violence in society, the media, and a failing school system, has produced a “shell shocked” generation suffering from anxiety in many cases. The challenge for clinicians is to recognize anxiety in children and help them cope.

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5 Things to Know About Your New ADD Diagnosis

By |2016-11-20T07:53:46-05:00March 23rd, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I've written an article for New Harbinger's "Off the Couch" series: Approximately 4 percent of the U.S. population has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – that’s 13 million people. If you find out you are one of these 13 million people (welcome to our exclusive club, by the way!), here are the top 5 things that [...]

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Moderate sleep loss impairs vigilance and sustained attention in children with ADHD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:46-05:00March 7th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Parenting, Research, School, Sleep|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-03-04) -- A new study indicates that the ability of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to remain vigilant and attentive deteriorated significantly after losing less than one hour of nightly sleep for a week. "Moderate sleep restriction leads to a detectable negative impact on the neurobehavioral functioning of children with ADHD and healthy controls, [...]

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Top 5 Books on Childhood Bipolar Disorder

By |2016-10-05T06:46:11-04:00December 6th, 2010|Categories: Books, Depression/Anxiety, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

These are the top 5 books I recommend on Childhood (Pediatric) Bipolar Disorder. If you have any that you would like to recommend, feel free to leave a comment on this post. 1. Pavuluri, M. (2008). What works for bipolar kids: Help and hope for parents. New York: Guilford Press. My review: Review 2. Greenberg, R. [...]

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