Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Using Forced Choice With Your Child: from Child-Psych.org

Using Forced Choice With Your Child – This is a useful article from a team of psychologists whose site offers straight-forward advice for parents with the science behind it.

20 Celebrities Who Battled Depression – depression – Health.com

20 Celebrities Who Battled Depression – depression – Health.com.

I guess this helps make people feel it’s okay to talk about. How about Mad Men’s John Hamm…anyone surprised to learn that he or his character get depressed? He does a perfect low low low mood on his show…which I love.

A website for parents of Tweens…

An article of mine on Tweenparent.com--check out this site esp if you have tweens at home!

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All in the Family…

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Your “Aw shucks” moment of the day…certainly made mine.

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Lawrence Diller, M.D.: The United States of Adderall

Lawrence Diller, M.D.: The United States of Adderall. This S.F. pediatrician explains why drugs for ADHD rule when psychotherapy isn’t reimbursed by insurance companies. He’s not opposed to prescribing child psychiatric meds, but he’s wary of the huge increase in … Continue reading

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If you’re afraid of dull, tedius textbooks…a review by Linda A. Jansenn

…have no fear of reading The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychology. I was thrilled to find a comprehensive, well-researched and highly readable introduction to the history, current research findings and up-to-date trends in child psychology. I especially … Continue reading