Kids and trauma: When does it require treatment?

Comment icon 0 Comments
A child watches her father kill her mother. A tween has a medical emergency and nearly dies. A teen is sexually assaulted. When children... Read more

Should your teen wear exercise clothes to therapy?

Comment icon 0 Comments
Exercise serves as a decent and effective treatment for teen depression, suggests a recent analysis of data from multiple studies over three... Read more

What happens to kids when their fathers kill their mothers?

Comment icon 0 Comments
It’s common, which makes it even more horrifying. One of every three women will experience abuse committed by an intimate partner, such... Read more

ADHD and girls: It’s not what you expect

Comment icon 0 Comments
Let’s distract ourselves for a moment with a quick thought experiment. Picture for yourself…the typical kid with ADHD. Got... Read more

A closer look at study reporting ADHD medications cause sleep problems

Comment icon 0 Comments
Warning: a new study concludes that drugs such as Concerta, Adderall and Vyvanse lead to worse sleep in children. But, parents who are considering... Read more

Can anxiety disorders be prevented in children?

Comment icon 0 Comments
When parents have an anxiety disorder, it places their children at a greatly increased risk of developing an anxiety disorder. Probably because... Read more

Dispelling the myth: ADHD stimulant medications and tics

Comment icon 0 Comments
Stimulant medications for ADHD – such as Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall and Vyvanse – do not appear to cause tics in children nor... Read more

Picky eating: Why it's not just a little problem

Comment icon 0 Comments
Picky eating is relatively common in young children, but that doesn’t make it harmless, conclude the authors of a study published online... Read more