Other Conditions / Diagnoses

Empowering Parents resources for other conditions and diagnoses, including eating disorders.

Teen Moodiness: Is It Normal or Is It Depression?

By Dr. Joan Simeo Munson

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Your teen prefers to sleep till 11:00am, is crabby when she wakes up, would rather talk to the dog than you, and isolates herself for hours at a time in her room, glued to her laptop. Is she depressed? Or just being a normal teenager? It’s perfectly normal for teens to be moody, irritable, overly sensitive... Read more »

5 Focus Exercises for ADHD Kids

By Dr. Robert Myers, PhD

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ADHD is a "brain difference." Kids with ADHD have some significant differences in their cognitive ability, emotional sensitivity and activity level when compared to other children. What this means is that their “skill set” is different from 95% of the children in their class. Their working memory is often not as well-developed as it might... Read more »

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