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Attention Deficit Disorder

Helping ADHD Children Make Friends

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as defined by the Fifth Edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) is “a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity...
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Addictions

Obsessions and Addiction

This article isn’t meant to address obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), which is a mental disorder affecting one percent of adults. It starts in childhood and is believed to have a...
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Children and Teens

OCD and College Accommodations

An interesting article recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal. “A Serious Illness or an Excuse” is worth reading and talks about what is happening on college campuses across...
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General

That Went Well

Terrell Harris Dougan had a perfectly normal life. And then her sister Irene was born. That Went Well details Dougan’s true-life adventures and mishaps in living with a mentally...
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