Dealing with pervasive developmental disorders can be a difficult venture for any parent. Learning how to best handle your child takes patience and learning. There are several treatment options available to help make dealing with pervasive developmental disorders a bit easier on you and your family.
Some people dread going to work every day and have minor difficulties managing daily pressures on the job. Others feel extreme fear of work, or the workplace, and need psychological treatment to cope. Read about the causes of ergophobia, its symptoms, and how this condition is treated.
Approximately 2 percent of the U.S. population has OCD. There is no cure for the disorder, but there are treatments. Unfortunately, there is not one treatment that works for every person. SSRIs are the preferred medications for OCD. If they fail to work, Effexor is another option.
Is religion an important part of your life, and something that you wish to share with a child with autism? This can be a difficult journey, but utilizing the proper teaching tools can make it a fruitful one.
Women thinking of motherhood may be interested in this overview of research that suggests that obsessive compulsive disorder may be brought on or worsened by pregnancy.
A bipolar support group is a network of people going through similar experiences who help patients and care-givers manage the illness by coming up with ideas to foster strength, share wellbeing strategies and help them deal with manic depressive phases.
For decades, a debate has raged about the cause of ADHD. While some point to poor parenting or poor nutrition as the reason for shrinking attention spans, brain research supports the idea that the disorder is caused by physical differences in the brain.
Amantadine, an antiviral drug, has been researched as to its effectiveness in treating some autistic behaviors. Is amantadine a successful medical treatment for autism?
Dr. Andreas Rett identified Rett syndrome in 1966. This disorder typically affects females and has many of the same symptoms as autism. However, there are additional signs of Rett Syndrome to look for that can help you determine if your child may be afflicted by the disorder.
Effective treatments for Bipolar II disorder include medication, psychotherapy, lifestyle changes, and in rare cases, hospitalization. Although Bipolar II is a milder former of Bipolar I disorder, many of the treatments are similar.
Although the number of people being told they have ADHD is on the rise there is no single test to diagnose it. So, how is ADHD diagnosed? In this article you will find out more about the diagnostic criteria for children and adults and the specifics of a thorough diagnosis.
Most binge eaters are overweight. Therefore, most of the medical problems associated with binge eating are due to the excess pounds. This article looks at the deleterious effects on health caused by this eating disorder.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can significantly impact every aspect of adult life. But the disorder does not have to hold you back as there are many personal and professional support systems available.
Music evokes many feelings and emotions, energizing, inspiring, calming, or making people happy. Songs and melodies can change moods. Did you know that music, or music therapy, can actually alleviate clinical depression? So, how does music therapy help depression? Read here to learn the answer.
Fruit pasteurization kills harmful microorganisms known to cause diseases such as tuberculosis, brucellosis, diphtheria, and scarlet fever. However, the process may also destroy some enzymes, pectin, and possibly beneficial microbes depending on the fruit pasteurization time and temperature applied.