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What It’s Like to Be a Mom with Depression

Everything seems harder when you are depressed. A mood disorder that affects all aspects of life, depression makes everything less enjoyable, less important, and puts a strain on the …

Autism Awareness – Know the Signs

April is National Autism Awareness Month. The Autism Society launched this effort to not only promote autism awareness, but to ensure acceptance and inclusion in schools and to allow …

How Autism Affects Learning

More than 3.5 million Americans are living with Autism. It is currently one of the fastest growing developmental disorders in the U.S. While there is no known single cause …

When Is It More Than Just Sad?

We have all experienced sadness at some point in our lives. Whether a relationship ended or we were faced with a difficult situation at work or home, we’ve felt …

A Snapshot of Childhood Depression

We commonly think of depression as being an illness that affects adults, however it can also affect children. Many adults can recognize if something isn’t feeling right within themselves …

Could A Clinical Trial Be Right for Your Child?

Many parents may balk at the thought of their child participating in a clinical research study. While it’s only natural for a parent to have their child’s best interest …

Schizophrenia: A disconnect between thoughts, feelings and behavior

Schizophrenia is a debilitating mental disorder affecting an estimated 1 percent of the population. With symptoms characterized by hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized thoughts, schizophrenia generally presents in late teens …

Are Clinical Trial Participants Really Human Guinea Pigs?

Where did the term “guinea pig” come from? Dating back to the late 1800s, a German doctor by the name of Robert Koch began using these loveable creatures while …

Is Your Teen Suffering From Depression?

With hormones, lack of maturity and less impulsive control than adults, it’s common for children and teens to struggle to manage their emotions. Frustration, disappointment and the everyday stresses …

Parenting Tips for Children With ADHD

Inattentive, impulsive, and hyperactive. All of those adjectives could be used to describe almost any child at a given time. But for those of us that have children with …
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