Signs Of Bipolar Disorder In Children

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Bipolar disorder is a serious medical condition marked by unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. If you have bipolar disorder or have a history of bipolar disorder in your family, you may be concerned that your child could have bipolar disorder. It can be extremely… continue reading »

Suicidal Ideation in Teens

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The CDC (2021) reported that “During 2019, approximately one in five (18.8%) youths had seriously considered attempting suicide, one in six (15.7%) had made a suicide plan, one in 11 (8.9%) had made an attempt, and one in 40 (2.5%) had made a suicide attempt requiring medical treatment”. In 2017, nearly 18% of high school… continue reading »

Is Bipolar Hereditary

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Anyone who has a health condition linked to genetics is concerned about passing it down to their kids. Living with bipolar disorder can be stressful, and it can make day-to-day life more difficult for you than it is for other people. Conversely, if you grew up watching a parent or other relative go through bipolar… continue reading »

ADHD vs. Autism

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Does your child often struggle to pay attention to things? Do they have a hard time with social interactions? Do they get easily overwhelmed to the point of meltdowns? Do they struggle with work and completing tasks? These can be signs of either an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sometimes, the… continue reading »

Stages of Adolescence

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Recognizing the Three Major Stages of Adolescence Raising teenagers is tough. They used to be this tiny little baby that needed you for everything. Any problems that arose could be quickly solved with a bandaid and a kiss or a trip to the ice cream shop. Now everything is different. That little baby has started… continue reading »

Symptoms of ADHD

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Seven Common Symptoms of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Adolescents We know that watching your child struggle is always hard. You want them to be as successful as they can be in everything they do. If you’ve noticed your child has a hard time focusing, you might be concerned that they could have attention-deficit hyperactivity… continue reading »

Signs of Adolescent Depression

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What Does It Mean If Your Teen Is Depressed? Do you feel like your teenager has suddenly become a different person? You can’t get them to come out of their room, they spend all their time alone, and they don’t seem interested in anything anymore. They seem to have lost interest in hobbies and friends… continue reading »

Teen Anxiety

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Teen Anxiety: How to Help Your Teen Cope Has your child been acting differently lately? Do they have trouble concentrating on schoolwork, show feelings of overwhelming sadness, or have unexplained losses of appetite or energy? Are they negative, irritable, and do they (in the rare times they speak up) describe a sense of numbness in… continue reading »