Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: childhood mental health

Q&A: How Can I Best Advocate for My Child in the...

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Steve McCrea, MA, advises on how to research options, set goals, look out for a child's interests—and speak up, if need be.

Why Some Children with Depressed Parents Show Resilience

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Children of parents who suffer from depression have a severely heightened risk of mental health problems, but new research points to several factors that seem to strengthen young peoples’ resilience and predict good mental health.

Poor Evidence and Substantial Bias in Ritalin Studies

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The authors of a large scale well-conducted systematic review of methylphenidate, also known as Ritalin, conclude that there is a lack of quality evidence for the drug’s effectiveness. Their research also revealed that Ritalin can cause sleep problems and decreased appetite in children.