Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry


Understanding Traumatic Experiences

Traumatic experiences are disturbing or distressing events that have occurred in an individual’s past. These experiences are not classified as traumatic based on objective facts, because it is the individual’s subjective experience that determines whether they have been traumatized. The more frightened and helpless a person feels, the more likely it would be personally considered … Read more

Helpful Apps for Children and Adults with ADHD

One of the biggest problems for any ADHD person, adult and children alike, is how to divert their attention positively or at least create some sense of order into their chaotic minds. This is one of the biggest challenges that these people have to endure. Luckily, technology of today has advanced so well, apps are … Read more

Obsessive Compulsive Behavior – What You Need To Know

For normal people, double checking something is a trivial task, but people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder cannot move forward without these repeated checks. Perhaps this is the most observed effect among people with OCD – the need to perform rituals and routines even if it becomes a hindrance to doing things of greater importance. This … Read more

The constant movement of children with ADHD helps them learn, cope in school

The constant movement seen in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may just be their way of trying to learn, cope and otherwise perform better cognitively. This in a nutshell is what a recent research study from UC Davis Mind Institute suggests. The hyperactivity may be compensatory behavior on the part of children with ADHD to … Read more