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  • Incorrect ADHD diagnosis may be the root of Lindsay Lohan's problems

    Incorrect ADHD diagnosis may be the root of Lindsay Lohan's problems
    Are LiLo's problems due to one bad diagnosis? Lindsay Lohan's erratic behavior, which lead to her court-ordered stint in rehab, may have been caused by a drug she was prescribed to treat a disorder she doesn't have. According to TMZ, sources at the UCLA...
  • Science of time: What makes our internal clock tick?

    Science of time: What makes our internal clock tick?
    In warp-speed modern America, time has become one of our most precious resources. We manage it, and we expend it carefully. Ironic, then, that a resource as precious as seconds, minutes and hours is so poorly understood and so routinely misestimated by...
  • Tips for better time management

    Eric Crayton, a Los Angeles school bus driver honored for his on-time performance, is a man of the clock. The 39-year-old L.A. resident says he's always been "a time person," having learned from his mother the value of planning, an early bedtime and...
  • Obesity Takes a Toll on Kids

    Obesity Takes a Toll on Kids
    Obese kids face greater odds of severe health problems in the future-- type 2 diabetes and heart disease, in particular. But they're also dealing with a host of pretty serious issues in the present. Young bodies awash in the hormones and metabolic burden...
  • Ayelet Waldman, 'Bad Mother'

    At the moment, Ayelet Waldman's biggest fear is mountain lions. Specifically, having her throat ripped out by one. She's also afraid of sharks and, dare she say it, her husband, Michael Chabon, dying of cancer. While we sit talking in the writing studio...
  • Mental health and children

    Mental health and children
    'Ineed these pills refilled," the weary mother says, displaying an array of empty bottles on the desk in my office. "My son is bipolar." The boy, a quiet slip of a 10-year-old, had been prescribed two antipsychotics, two mood stabilizers, one...
  • ADHD drugs don't help children long term

    ADHD drugs don't help children long term
    Stimulant drugs like Ritalin that are used to treat ADHD don't improve children's symptoms long term, according to new research published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. That may come as a surprise to...
  • Specialty Camps

    SPECIALTY CAMPS BEREAVEMENT CAMP CORAL www.hospicecareflorida.org A weekend camp for children ages 6-13 to assist children with grief and dealing with the death of a loved one. Open to residents of Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties. 800-372-...
  • May 14 - Author Kenneth Kaye

    Title: Trust Me: Helping our Young Adults Financially Authors: Kenneth Kaye, Ph.D. (family psychologist) [book written with son, Nick, not present in this interview] Quotes: "We don't have to grit our teeth and shut our mouths as our sons and...
  • Internet addiction: a 21st century epidemic with some more at risk than others?

     
    Psychiatrists struggling to draft a new manual to diagnose mental illness haven't agreed it's a mental illness yet. But mental health professionals are already gauging, parsing and analyzing Internet addiction, which bears all the hallmarks of addictive...
  • The mind unchecked: Is a toddler's lack of self-control key to early learning?

     
    Anyone who's seen a young toddler "at work" can tell that her learning style is a study in chaos. She moves from banging pots and pans to tormenting the cat to demanding food to bursting into tears when she can't......
  • Kids and drugs: Worrisome signs, here and on the horizon

     
    The federal government's annual report of kids' alcohol and drug abuse and attitudes about that abuse seems reassuring enough: Compared with that of recent years, marijuana use is down, use of hallucinogens is way down and use of methamphetamine is......