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Executive Function Disorder in Children

Executive function disorder is a term commonly used to describe deficits in the skills that are used to manage life’s everyday tasks — impacting planning, organization, working memory, task initiation,

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Depression in Children and Teens

Depression is a type of mood disorder that tends to run in families. That is why it is so important to treat depression symptoms as soon as they arise. The good news is treatment can prevent the most

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Oppositional Defiant Disorder Guide (ODD)

Have you ever wondered if your child’s misbehavior, defiance, or argumentative personality are normal? Have you ever been concerned that your child’s aggression or temper tantrums are becoming a more

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating, and often chronic, mental health disorder that develops after exposure to a traumatic event. PTSD affects people of all ages, and

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Your Guide to Social Anxiety Disorder

It’s normal to experience some degree of nervousness, fear, or worry in social situations. For instance, going on a first date or presenting in front of others can cause one’s stomach to knot up (butterflies

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ADHD Medications & Side Effects: A Summary Chart

Below is a chart that summarizes the main medications used to treat ADHD at the present time. Keep in mind that it is not limitless as there are always new developments going on with new medications. Note:

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The Ultimate Guide to Sleep Disorders and Sleep Problems in Children

This guide was written by Daniel Sher, a clinical psychologist at a private practice and a locum therapist at the Western Cape Health Department . Introduction Sleep problems are a widespread issue that

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Your Guide to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that is characterized by obsessive or intrusive thoughts that trigger compulsive behaviors. The obsessions and compulsions are so severe

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Paternal Postpartum Depression Guide

Did you know, if your partner is depressed after the birth of your baby, then there’s a 50% chance you will be too? Paternal depression just isn’t talked about, so it can be difficult for men

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Night-Eating Syndrome or Night-Binging Disorder

Night-eating syndrome (NES), also referred to as night-binging disorder (NBD), is a misunderstood eating disorder that is often linked to the binge-eating disorder (BED) – even though the two conditions

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The Truth About Dyslexia

According to Sally Saywitz M.D., co-director of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity and author of the best-selling book Overcoming Dyslexia: “Dyslexia is an unexpected difficulty in reading

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ADHD: What You Need to Know

From time immemorial adults have envied the energy, passion and spontaneity of children. For the same amount of time, adults have complained about those same qualities. It wasn’t until the late 1800’s

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Guide

Autism symptoms vary from person-to-person, but symptoms may include communication and social interactions problems and behavioral issues. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

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Binge Eating Disorder

What is Binge-Eating Disorder? Binge-eating disorder (BED) belongs to a family of eating disorders. It generally develops during childhood and varies in severity, risk-level, and outcome. Signs and Symptoms Binge-eating

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Bulimia Nervosa Guide: Symptoms, Warning Signs, Causes, & Treatments

Approximately 30 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder in the U.S. ~ National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, Inc.  Written by: Dr Kim Langdon

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Anorexia Nervosa Guide: Symptoms, Risks, Prevention, and Treatment

“Anorexia is the third most common chronic disease among young people, after asthma and Type 1 diabetes.” ~National Eating Disorder Association Written by: Dr Kim Langdon MD Reviewed by: Dr. RY Langham

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