depression Articles
Depression, Due Process, Poetry, Gut Bacteria, and More
Saturday, September 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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DEPRESSION. Of those who respond to our profile survey as newsletter subscribers, 41 percent rank depression as a "very important" factor in regard to their twice-exceptional children. By contrast, anxiety is ranked as very important by 71 percent; OCD by just 22 percen... Read more
Anxiety, Depression, Dyslexia, ADHD... and Bacteria
Friday, August 29th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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FOLLOW-UP 1. We blogged last time about a study indicating that a problem in autism is a lack of neuronal pruning during childhood. The New York Times also reported on the study, going much beyond the press release we read and pointed to. Find the NY Times article. FOLLOW-UP 2. W... Read more
Depression: What You Should Know & Look For
Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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On August 11, 2014, beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams was pronounced dead after an apparent suicide. Friends and family who knew him best said the 63-year-old actor had been dealing with, and was recently treated for, clinical depression that may have stemmed from fina... Read more
Depression, Davidson Fellows, ADHD, the Brain, and More
Friday, August 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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NOT TALKING ABOUT DEPRESSION. We've noted in blog and briefing that Robin Williams could talk about alcoholism and addiction in his routines, but not depression. In the "comic" strip Candorville, Darrin Bell's character Lionel sometimes accompanies the recently departed... Read more
ADHD, Math, Child Psychiatry, and More
Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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LATE-ONSET ADHD. By "late," we're talking 12 years old, the age to which the DSM-5 extended the age criterion. The extension means that more children are diagnosed with ADHD. Of these, the greatest increases are in the inattentive subtype, possibly triggered by school p... Read more
2e Research, Depression, Anxiety, Autism, More
Thursday, August 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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APA GTLD SYMPOSIUM. An American Psychological Association symposium last week on gifted students with learning disabilities featured Megan Foley-Nicpon and other researchersauthors from last year's issue of Gifted Child Quarterly devoted to twice-exceptionality. Several recent st... Read more
Back to School and More
Monday, August 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BACK TO SCHOOL. The words back to school were in the headlines of the majority of the press releases we read today as we looked for items worthy of the blog; no releases, however, contained news worthy of passing on. That said, some of the organizations we follow are offering wha... Read more
Getting Enough Vitamin D? Signs & Symptoms You're Not
Friday, August 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Have you been experiencing muscle weakness, fatigue, bone pain and mood swings? If so, you could have a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is classified as both a vitamin and a hormone. As a vitamin, it appears in fortified foods and in supplements. Once ingested, however, the ... Read more
Avoid the ‘Noid: Synthetic Cannabinoids and “Spiceophrenia”
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by Dirk Hanson
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Like PCP all over again.Synthetic cannabis-like Spice drugs were first introduced in early 2004, and quickly created a global marketplace. But the drugs responsible for the psychoactive effects of Spice products werent widely characterized until late 2008. And only recently have ... Read more
Gifted Camp, Behavior Problems, ADHD, Depression
Friday, July 25th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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GIFTED SUMMER CAMP. A program at Drury University, in Springfield, Missouri, attracts gifted middle-schoolers from across the Midwest, according to television station KSPR, presumably located somewhere near Springfield. The program is somewhat unusual in our perspective because i... Read more
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