June 2, 2015

Pharmacotherapy in ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a childhood disorder characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity.  Estimates of prevalence range from 5-8%, with a male to female […]
April 29, 2015

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – What is it?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, is a behavioral anxiety disorder with both physical and psychological components.  It manifests itself with persistent, unwanted thoughts and an overwhelming […]
March 12, 2015

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD, ADD)?

Claudia was at her wit’s end.  Her son, Andy, just wouldn’t sit still.  He’d start one thing, then shift onto another; he couldn’t really seem to […]

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March 9, 2016

Division between mind and body is an illusion: Dealing with anxiety disorders

Anyone who has ever had a so-called panic attack will never forget it.  Racing pulse; shortness of breath; sweating; a feeling of terror; trembling; chest pain.  […]
January 10, 2016

Adjustment disorders – When bad things happen to good kids

By definition, no one likes it when bad things happen to them.  [Alternate first line:  No one likes it when bad things happen to them – […]
December 2, 2015

Post-Partum Depression: Moms who struggle the most find it hardest to get help

From Newport Beach to Harlem and everywhere in between, across all walks of life, postpartum depression steals joy, hope and health from women who usually suffer […]
October 9, 2015

Tips on how to Cope with grief and loss

Losing a close friend or family member is horrible experience, yet all of us must eventually face saying goodbye to someone we love.  Grieving is intense […]