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Talking to Your Teen About Depression in the Wake of ’13 Reasons Why’

Talking to your teen is often challenging in the first place, and bringing up a touchy subject such as depression makes it even more difficult. …

How to Raise a Happy Teenager

  Teen depression is a serious problem in America, with an estimated 20% of adolescents suffering depression at some stage. Changing hormones make life tough …

Top Tips to Avoid the Winter Blues for Stay-at-Home Parents

How many new parents would love nothing more than to stay at home with their newborn? While many people may have the ability to do …

How to Encourage Your Child to Feel Important

 It’s imperative for a child’s healthy development that they feel important and worthy. Healthy self-esteem is a child’s armor against the challenges of the world. …

Surprising Videogame Benefits

Video games have been linked to violence, poor school performance, behavioral problems and addictive behaviors. But recently there have been studies to use videogames to …

Baby Blues – Perinatal and Postpartum Depression

Pregnancy and the arrival of a new baby is usually a joyous time for the new parents and their families.  Months of planning, preparation for …

Childhood ADHD May Predict Depression and Suicidality

A recent study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry showed that children diagnosed with ADHD between 4 to 6 years old were at higher …

Parental Suicide Increases Rate of Suicide and Psychiatric Disorders in Children

In the May 2010 issue of The Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the results of a large study at John Hopkins Children’s Center reveals …

New Research Uncovers How Antidepressants Work

Reserachers at Queensland Brain Insitute in Australia have discovered the class of drugs that increase levels of a neurotransmitter known as ‘norepinephrine’ triggers neurogenesis – …