Researchers are releasing data from NIH’s 10-year Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study each year so scientists can analyze it as the project progresses. What does the early data from roughly 4,500 participants say so far?
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Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experience more obstacles in their path to success than the average student. The symptoms of ADHD, such as inability to pay attention, difficulty sitting still, and difficulty controlling impulses, can make it hard for children with this diagnosis to do well in school. Read more ›
Communities touting the best-ranked schools are often the most in-demand among families. But this competitive environment can come at a psychological cost to those attending them. Read more ›
According to Marlene Schwartz, a psychologist and the director of the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, a child’s immediate family can be a common source of fat shaming, or commenting negatively on the child’s weight. Read more ›
In our communities, everyone depends on each another in so many ways. And, while it might not always seem like it at first, people’s lives are connected by threads that hold us all together. These threads grow stronger when we take on difficult challenges in our lives, such as dealing with the effects of trauma. Read more ›
Written by Alexa Boubalos, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at CHC
Explosive behavior. Rage. Tantrums. Meltdowns. Aggression. Property destruction.
Having a child with any of these behaviors can be a challenging experience. And while all children tend to act out from time to time, children with disruptive behavior disorders have persistent patterns of behavioral challenges that occur across settings and are much more extreme than other kids their age. Read more ›
The prospect of talking to your child about his or her ASD can be daunting for any parent. To prepare for the discussion, experts offer these strategies: