anxiety Articles
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD, ANXIETY. About half of kids with ADHD also have anxiety disorders, and the combination can have an effect on quality of life, social interactions, and general functioning, according to an article at DailyRX.com. The children faring poorest had at least two anxiety disorders... Read more
Do Selfies Affect Self-Esteem?
Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Ellen DeGeneres recently made Oscars history when she cherry-picked celebrities to join her for a "selfie." Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lawrence and Jared Leto—all who have been nominated as “most beautiful”—accompanied several ot... Read more
Can Stress Make You Sick?
Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Between work, school, travel, children, spouses, over-scheduling, mounting bills and other day-to-day stressors, it is not abnormal to encounter stress. Stress, in many ways, is a natural element of human existence; it is one that often temporarily disturbs our lives. Howeve... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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IGNORE THE CRITICS is the title of a blog post at the site of Autism Speaks. In the post, a 31-year-old man with Asperger's emphasizes the value of persistence in achieving the skills you seek. He is wary of stereotypes that discourage exploration; for example, despite the stereo... Read more
News, Resources from the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Friday, January 31st, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ANXIETY & MEDS. In Clinical Psychiatry News, a psychiatrist makes the case for using medication for treating children with "refractory" anxiety to keep kids from "sputtering" and not doing well. He advocates for a treatment plan with a clear goal, saying &... Read more
News, Resources from the Publishers of 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newslettere
Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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PEDIATRICIANS, ANTIDEPRESSANTS. Depression and anxiety are two conditions common in twice-exceptional children. A recent study indicates that pediatric primary care physicians "are reluctant to prescribe antidepressant medications to adolescent patients." Presented with... Read more
Understanding ADHD
Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurobiological disorder that is typically diagnosed before a child reaches the age of seven. Signs of the condition are displayed through developmentally inappropriate hyperactivity, inattention, and impulsivity. These i... Read more
5 Tips to Cope with Holiday Addiction Triggers
Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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The holidays are a time of celebration and indulgence; when we share rich food and drink as we strengthen our bonds with our family and community. The holidays can also be a time of stress and anxiety; when we have to deal with money issues, increased demands on our time, and ... Read more
From the Publishers: Items on Giftedness, LDs, Education, Parenting...
Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 by 76Trombones
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PSYCHOBIOTICS Did you know your "gut" contains about 1 kilogram of bacteria which can be "modulated" by diet, for example by ingesting probiotics such as those found in yogurt And that the right probiotics can have effects on the psyche, especially on feelings... Read more
Acupuncture May Help Depression
Monday, November 18th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new study finds acupuncture to be highly effective in treating depression. ACUPUNCTURE MAY HELP DEPRESSION At least 1 in 10 Americans have been afflicted with major depression at some point in their lives, and some studies suggest that as many as 1 in 5 Americans have experienc... Read more
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