08 June 2018

How Do Psychiatrists Treat Depression?

Depression is a mood disorder that causes prolonged feelings of sadness or disinterest. Sometimes referred to as clinical depression, the disorder can lead to a variety of emotional and physical issues. The symptoms of depression can make it difficult to complete day-to-day activities and can cause strain in personal relationships. For individuals experiencing the symptoms...
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04 June 2018

ADD vs. ADHD: What’s the Difference?

Despite being very common, there is a lot of confusion concerning the medical terminology of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Some people say ADD (attention deficit disorder) when they mean ADHD, and others say ADHD when they’re describing a type of ADHD that used to be called ADD. It can all get very confusing in...
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02 April 2018

12 Signs That Your Child Might Have ADHD

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a complex mental health condition to understand and diagnose. Especially in children, as it is normal for a child to occasionally display symptoms that are associated with ADHD. But it’s important for parents to recognize and identify prolonged and persistent symptoms of ADHD in children, as the disorder, when...
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05 January 2018

Does My Child Have OCD?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a chronic and long-lasting personality disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, recurring obsessive thoughts. People who suffer from OCD will often try and alleviate their unwanted and stressful thoughts by compulsively performing tasks repeatedly. The symptoms that accompany OCD can interfere with all aspects of life, such as work, school,...
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15 December 2017

3 Common Challenges for Teens

For most people, teenage years are an emotional roller coaster. There are some points where you’ll think that being a teenager is the greatest period of time, and points where you’ll think it’s the worst. There’s a reason why there are so many televisions shows, movies, music, and books that deal with the emotional issues...
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