Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

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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

How To Know If Your Teen is Being Molested

Most of the time, children bear the brunt of abuse. Statistics show that abuse (whether physical, sexual or psychological) does not come from strangers, but more often from people that children know. Studies show that 65% of child molestation or incest come from homes where there are more than 6 or people inhabiting the same … Read more

Depression and How It Affects Children

Depression is said to be one of the silent killers in society. It can affect all people no matter what their economic status is, their gender or their age. Even children today do experience depression and the negative effects it entails. Some people think that depression only affects older people as they may have a … Read more

Study shows that stress can “shrink” the brain

It is common knowledge that overworking yourself can cause stress, which can then lead to headaches, mood swings, fatigue, and nausea— all of these being regular symptoms of stress. They might seem like minor issues that would not need much tending to, but what’s not common knowledge is that if your levels of stress are … Read more

The Benefits of Music Therapy

Music has long been known to help provide ease to those experiencing certain levels of anxiety or stress, but studies show that music is not speculated to only provide comfort. The effects of music can soothe the mind especially in its most heightened moments, such as those with anxiety or panic disorders. These effects include: … Read more

What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a mental wellness problem that is normally detected in late teenage years or very early adulthood, although signs might appear earlier than this in some circumstances. The condition affects roughly 1 % of the populace and is frequently a drastically disabling problem. Although the understanding of schizophrenia gets on the surge, many thanks to … Read more