Tagged "Mental health conditions"

6 Posts Tagged "Mental health conditions"



understanding obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

understanding obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Elizabeth McIngvale was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder at the age of 12 and discusses OCD from her unique position as a patient AND a psychologist.
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the troubling stats on teen suicide among hispanic girls

the troubling stats on teen suicide among hispanic girls

The Huffington Post reports Hispanic teenage girls have the highest rate of suicide attempts among all teenage demographics. Given that over 62% of San Antonio’s population is Hispanic, this is a serious issue for us.
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stress vs. trauma: one is not like the other

stress vs. trauma: one is not like the other

Occasional stress is a disruptive but normal part of a child’s life. Trauma is much more severe and complex, and it is critical to deal with it in a different way for the sake of the child.
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seasonal affective disorder and the winter blues

seasonal affective disorder and the winter blues

When the winter blues become much more, it’s known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and left untreated, could lead to serious complications.
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"Don't Talk About My Child That Way!"

The old adage “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” is simply not true. Words are powerful. Use the right ones and you can make a great…
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Is ADHD considered a mental illness?

Is ADHD considered a mental illness?

When a child has ADHD, their brain is working overtime, all of the time. A key symptom is difficulty in calming down, because their brain is overcompensating for the complex processing that is taking place.
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