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Monday, October 20, 2014

Parents struggle to find mental health services for children

Kathy Peters’ son was 4 years old the first time he tried to kill his little brother.

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Raising children suffering from ADHD

Dealing with a child who suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be tricky to deal with. But certainly not impossible. Parents should brace themselves for tantrums, arguments, hyperactivity and mood swings — all classic symptoms of ADHD. Here are some tips for parents on raising children who have ADHD.

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More Than Symptoms at Play in Prescribing ADHD Meds to Kids

New research shows that low maternal education increases the likelihood that a child with ADHD will receive medication, whereas immigrant status decreases the odds.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Sample of child patients to test medical marijuana at MUSC

A small group of young patients will make history in South Carolina, testing a CBD extract, or a form of medical marijuana. CBD stands for Cannabidiol.

Sample of child patients to test medical marijuana at MUSC


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Sulforaphane Can Help to Control Behavioral Problems Associated With Autism: Study

A latest study has suggested that a chemical present in broccoli sprout can help with behavioral problems in some people with autism.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Stop telling pregnant women to go off their antidepressants

Every few months, pregnant women hear another scare story about antidepressant use: The drugs have been linked to birth defects,autism and lung problems in babies. These studies make it seem like giving up antidepressants during pregnancy is the only option, even though it might cost women their health and ability to function.

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Don't do drugs.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

University of Michigan study identifies different types of early child problems

A toddler who doesn't feel guilty after misbehaving or who is less affectionate or less responsive to affection from others might not raise a red flag to parents, but these behaviors may result in later behavior problems in 1st grade.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

DCF: Redesign children’s mental health system

Connecticut’s child welfare agency issued an ambitious proposal to redesign the publicly financed children’s behavioral health system, calling the existing system “broken” and identifying the need for more services and better access to care.

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