depression Articles
The Seroxat/Paxil Yugoslavia Trial Part II
Thursday, July 9th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Following on from Part I.In summary, In 1988 GSK, then SmithKline Beecham SKB sponsored clinical trials in Yugoslavia. The purpose of the trials was to show how Paxil known as Seroxat in the UK could, when stopped, cause a relapse in depression. SKB never took into account that t... Read more
ADHD, Anxiety, Depression -- Triple "e's"
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by 76Trombones
ADHD DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD An article in the Vancouver Globe and Mail tells how a diagnosis of ADHD can make a young person feel less competent -- even, as in the case of the student profiled to lead off the article, the young person has a high IQ. Sound familiar The article quotes ... Read more
The Seroxat/Paxil Yugoslavia Trial Part I
Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 by BOB FIDDAMAN
Very little is known publicly about the Yugoslavia paroxetine Seroxat UK, Paxil US trial. What is public, makes very interesting reading. Interesting because it covers the subject of withdrawal, something which GSK have denied for years is a problem with their antidepressant.I'm ... Read more
Personalizing Education, Mocking the Gifted, Processing Speed, and How the Brain Processes "Speed"
Friday, May 22nd, 2015 by 76Trombones
EDUCATION A "HUMAN BUSINESS" Is it In an Education Week interview, Sir Ken Robinson talks about problems with current education systems and how he advocates personalizing education, not standardizing it. This is the guy who gave what is evidently the most-viewed TED Tal... Read more
Acceleration, Depression, Giftedness, and The Little Prince
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 by 76Trombones
BLOGGING ON 2e. An anonymous writer at the site of the Institute for Educational Advancement did a piece that was included in Hoagies' recent "blog hop" on twice exceptionality. Titled "Beneath the Surface Twice-exceptional Students," the piece uses, among oth... Read more
Lots of Items -- ASD, UDL, ADHD, Depression, More
Monday, March 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
THE CARE AND NURTURING OF THE GIFTED CHILD is the title of an article at the Huffington Post. The author, an arts critic, uses a variety of media works to illustrate and comment on issues such as living up to expectations; the discipline needed to develop gifts; parental pressure... Read more
GT/LD for All, Processing Speed, ADHD Treatments, More
Friday, February 20th, 2015 by 76Trombones
GTLD FOR ALL. An educator "facetiously" says, "I teach all of my students as if they are gifted with learning differences." This in a post titled "Finding the Gift in Every Student." Her point is that a student-centered classroom will help all studen... Read more
Money, Food, Mindfulness, More
Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 by 76Trombones
GOT MONEY The use of due process and mediation under IDEA is linked to family income, with families earning more than 100,000 per year more likely to pursue remedies, according to aDisability Scoop report on a University of Illinois study. The article also notes that the average ... Read more
Dyslexia, Depression, Gifted Ed & Scrooge, More
Monday, January 12th, 2015 by 76Trombones
2e IN CONNECTICUT just got a little easier, thanks to a bill signed by Governor Dannel Malloy who has an LD. Dyslexia is now recognized as a "primary disability" in that state, and the bill requires teacher education programs to teach how to recognize and intervene in c... Read more
2e: The Movie, Anxiety, Depression, More
Friday, January 9th, 2015 by 76Trombones
"2e TWICE EXCEPTIONAL" -- THE MOVIE True. Filmmaker Tom Ropelewski has finished his documentary, which will have its world premier at the Richmond International Film Festival, Richmond, Virginia, on February 28. Ropelewski followed members of the Class of 2011 at Bridge... Read more
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