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OCD and Memory

As I’ve written many times, my son Dan dealt with obsessive-compulsive disorder so severe he could not even eat. OCD controlled his every move and he could barely function....
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Trauma and Codependency

You can make significant strides in overcoming codependency by developing new attitudes, skills, and behavior. But deeper recovery may involve healing trauma that usually began in childhood. Trauma can...
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The Gift of Learning

It’s a new school year. The headline of a local paper reads: “Only 179 Days to Go Before Summer Vacation #8221; An area supermarket chain, trying to be cute...
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Teenage Anger

Teen anger takes many forms. It may be expressed as indignation and resentment, or rage and fury. It is the expression of teenage anger — the behavior — that...
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Your Teen’s Search for Identity

Their bodies kick into overdrive. They find themselves disoriented, scared and alone. They become moody, secretive and sarcastic. You don’t recognize your own child. What happened to the child...
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More School Help, Less Homework

This article is an editorial based upon the author’s experience. I’ve been reading with great interest the current debate about the usefulness of homework. As with most debates, the...
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