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Online Anger Management Resources

March 21, 2017

Online Anger Management Resources VA Mental Health Services   Anger is an emotion that everyone feels. It can range from mild irritation to rage. Different people experience different triggers. The most common triggers are stress, frustration, disappointment and annoyance. Everyone gets angry, but it becomes a problem when it happens too often and negatively affect daily life. To…

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Depression and Complementary Health Approaches

February 2, 2017

Learn the benefits and risks for advising patients on complementary approaches to depression.

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ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers From the CDC

December 13, 2016

ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers Learn more about attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and discover how CDC’s research helps us all understand how ADHD impacts children and families. What is ADHD? ADHD is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and often lasts into adulthood. More than 1 in 10 children, 4-17 years…

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NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

November 14, 2016

NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder National Institute of Mental Health   Definition Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a person wanders off task, lacks persistence, has difficulty sustaining focus, and is disorganized; and these problems…

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7 Experiences That Indicate You May Have A Drinking Problem

July 26, 2016

7 Experiences That Indicate You May Have A Drinking Problem Could you be better off saying farewell to alcohol for good? By Beth Leipholtz Before admitting I had a problem with alcohol, I spent a lot of time and energy denying that problem. Through meaningless hookups, nights I didn’t remember and alcohol-inflicted injuries, I was…

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Pediatric care for children with ADHD

May 22, 2016

Pediatric care for children with ADHD – Discouraging new findings By David Rabiner, PhD   Most children with ADHD receive their care from community-based pediatricians. Given the large number of school-age children who require evaluation and treatment services for ADHD, and the adverse impact that poor quality care can have on children’s development, it is…

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Tests and Measurements for the Parent, Teacher, Advocate & Attorney

May 11, 2016

by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright, M.A., M.S.W. “If something exists, it exists in some amount. If it exists in some amount, then it is capable of being measured.” – Rene Descartes, Principles of Philosophy, 1644   Introduction Most parents of special needs children know that they must understand the law and…

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How Children’s ADHD Symptoms Affect Parents’ Feelings & Behavior

March 17, 2016

ADHD in children puts stress on parents. In fact, parents of children with ADHD report greater parenting stress, less satisfaction in their parenting role, and more depressive symptoms than other parents. They also report more negative interactions with their child. This is certainly not true in all families where a child has ADHD but instead…

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e-Prescribing Controlled Substances Now Legal Nationwide

September 2, 2015

Prescribing controlled substances via the internet is now legal.

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Filing Disability Appeals Is Now Easier and Faster

June 24, 2015

Learn how to file disability appeals.

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