4 Major Childhood Depressive Symptom Sources.
1. Situational Depression – This is where someone or something causes a “black cloud” feeling. Once the “thing” or “situation” is removed the depression could dissipate. Seasonal affective disorder falls under this category (aka “the winter blues”).
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The term OCD is often thrown around flippantly, but any parent of a child with true OCD symptoms knows the mental obsessions and compulsions are overwhelming. The symptoms range, however, most kids who have true OCD will struggle with anxious and worrisome thoughts...
Reticence and reluctance to go back to school are completely normative for most children. Just as adults relish their days off and vacations, kids too hate to give up their preferred pursuits or control over their time. There are also worries and questions that simmer...
When I work with parents of children who have been sexually abused, there are common questions I get about child sexual abuse. For many, the questions they ask are informed by years of incorrect media coverage and/or inaccurate messages shared among society. Here are...
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