Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry

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Understanding Your Angsty Teenager

Every parent’s concern is their children’s success in life and it can be hard to tell whether your child is succeeding. Especially if he or she is shut in and angry at you for no reason at all. Many parents become frustrated because of their children’s behavior as soon as they hit their teen years. Parents sometimes forget that this is part of a normal teenager’s development and it is important to understand what your teenager is going through. 

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Causes and Symptoms of Dissociative Identity Disorder

Dissociative Identity Disorder

What is Dissociative Identity Disorder?

Dissociative Identity Disorder or DID is considered to be a mental disorder which is characterized by having two or more personalities in a single person. Each of these personas are unique in their own way and can react in place of a person with this mental disorder. They can have their own unique voice, appearance, preferences and even skills.

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The Early Signs of OCD in Children

Over the years, obsessive-compulsive disorder has become common among children. On average, one in every 100 children in the US suffers from OCD. It is ideal if parents and guardians recognize the early signs that their children are suffering from OCD to help in the treatment.

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Art Therapy and How It Helps in Mental Health Treatment

How exactly does art therapy work, and what methods does it encompass? A therapist specializing in art therapy may choose from a variety of art methods, depending on the case and personality of the patient. These methods include painting or drawing pictures, sculpting a figure or abstract object, composing or listening to music, writing stories, … Read more

Causes of Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional Defiant Disorder, or ODD, has no clear and absolute cause, although studies have been able to determine possible contributing factors that could eventually develop ODD within an individual. These factors include a combination of biological, social and physiological aspects that can affect an individual throughout the course of their life. The biological factors include … Read more

Depression: A Look into the Minds of Those Affected

In most articles regarding depression, bipolar disorder, or the causes of self-injury, the focus is on the perspective of the bystander— the one who will treat the depressed. Most often discussed are the possible treatments, how to recognize symptoms, or the categories of bipolar disorders. Although these types of text do provide a rich source … Read more