In: RAD

Developing Reactive Attachment Disorder: Is it Avoidable?

Reactive attachment disorder is a childhood mental health disorder where the child does not develop healthy, stable attachments to their parent/caregiver…

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Common Myths About Reactive Attachment Disorder

Reactive attachment disorder, a disorder seen in young children, can result from the disruption of the attachment process by neglect, physical…

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Guide to Understanding RAD as a Parent

Parenting a child with reactive attachment disorder can be extremely challenging. It is common for these children to act out towards…

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Tips on How to Parent an Anxious Teen

Teenagers are goofy, funny, and their radiant personalities are fun to watch and experience; however, they can also be temperamental, rebellious…

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United Nations World Health Day

World Health Day is an annual event on April 7th designed to draw attention to particular priorities in global health. Examples…

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Risk Factors and Warning Signs: Is Your Teenager Depressed?

George Livengood, Assistant National Director of Operations, Discovery Mood and Anxiety Program   Sadness. Irritability. Withdrawal from friends. Weight loss. Depression can reveal itself…

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Perfectionism and Anxiety: How Perfectionism Can Increase Anxiety

Perfectionism does not necessarily sound like an undesirable trait. In our culture, it is desirable and commendable to strive to do…

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Lunar New Year and Asian American Mental Health Statistics

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) live in a close-knit community with their family being at their center. Signs of weakness…

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Anxiety Myths Debunked

Many individuals with anxiety disorder whether they have a generalized anxiety disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder do not seek help because they…

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Signs and Symptoms of body dysmoprhia disorder

Individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) have convinced themselves they have a severe flaw (or flaws) affecting their physical appearance. In…

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