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What kinds of talk therapies are good for helping children cope with child abuse?

What kinds of talk therapies are good for helping children cope with child abuse?

Several types: This is increasingly well studied. Look up work by alicia lieberman and judith cohen. There are proven treatments available, but they require trained professionals. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are some non-medical ways to deal with ADHD behaviors? Are there other options besides medication to help my child with his adhd? .

What are some non-medical ways to deal with ADHD behaviors? Are there other options besides medication to help my child with his adhd? 

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There are: Adhd can be relieved in many instances by helping the child learn a variety of coping mechanism. In addition co-existing anxiety and/or depression can make the adhd worse. Where possible creating an environment that does not strain attentional demands e.g. With noise and other distractions or demands that the child sit for long periods of time often helps. There are many things that can be tried. ...Read more

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What are some good parenting techniques for working with a child with severe emotional and aggressive behavioral problems?

What are some good parenting techniques for working with a child with severe emotional and aggressive behavioral problems?

Behavior probs: I have published a book on kindle which provides guidance to parents with children who have behavior problems. It is called: parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist and sells for only $5.95. The book may help you to help your child's behavior. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some practical ways to help children cope with death that have worked for you?

What are some practical ways to help children cope with death that have worked for you?

Honest and simple: Children actually deal with things like death in a fairly straightforward way. Best way is to be simple, honest, and understanding. Answer questions, don't give gory details, and be prepared for the same question in several different ways. Rituals help, like allowing them to go to the funeral (not open casket or graveside). And especially allowing them to express their emotions. ...Read more

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What are good techniques for dealing with a bipolar child?

What are good techniques for dealing with a bipolar child?

Testing/self-care 4u: Manage your own stress by taking care of your own needs. Probably, have a psychological testing done on your kid to confirm/disprove diagnosis. Testing will also show child's strength and things to work on, but knowing strengths will help you in coping with his illness and take your care for him in more positive direction. Testing can be done by a clinical psychologist specializing in children. ...Read more

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What are effective ways to deal with bullying as a child?

What are effective ways to deal with bullying as a child?

Talk to an adult: Talk to an adult you trust. Your parent, teachers, mentors. Bullying has a zero tolerance these days. Usually bullies are insecure and use their size or abilities to scare others they think are "weaker' in rode to make themselves feel better. It is best to stand up to a bully but you want to know the best way and that is achieved with talking to an adult you trust. ...Read more

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What are some books to help kids with sick father cope with cancer?

What are some books to help kids with sick father cope with cancer?

Books and website: When someone you love has cancer: a guide to help kids cope by lewis; because...Someone i love has cancer by the acs; www.Experienceproject.Com/groups/have-a-father-with-cancer/33116; the last lecture by pausch. The age of the children will help determine which is most appropriate. ...Read more

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What are some ways to deal with OCD in children age five? 

Evaulation by a pro: Obsessive thought and compulsive behaviors that result in significant dysfunction is uncommon in it's full form at 5yrs, however people you go on to develop full blown OCD often report very early symptoms. Clearly an evaluation by a good chil;d psychiatrist would be important to determine appropriate treatment. There are many good behavioral and nutritionally based approaches for young children. ...Read more

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What are good resources for dealing with paranoia?

What are good resources for dealing with paranoia?

Test reality: Reality testing is a good means of dealing with paranoia. Ask yourself what is really happening here? And test the fears and worries versus the actual goings on. Developing a list with a trained therapist is also helpful. ...Read more

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Anyone care to share their experiences with medications for their kids adhd? Are there other treatment options besides medication?

Anyone care to share their experiences with medications for their kids adhd? Are there other treatment options besides medication?

Yes lots: Remove food additives and anything artificial. Get your child evaluated by an occupational therapist for a sensory processing dysfunction, a spoken and language pathologist for possible auditory processing disorder and an educational psychologist to rule out learning issues or a visual spa coal processing probl.Get a good psychologist to work on structure and org. Fish oil some herbal preparation. ...Read more

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Are they any good online therapy for teens dealing with depression/drug problems?

Are they any good online therapy for teens dealing with depression/drug problems?

Online Therapies: Please stay away from these! psychotherapy is a function of the relationship between doctor and patient, and you can't have that on line. ...Read more

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What are the best medicines for kids with adhd?

What are the best medicines for kids with adhd?

Depends: The answer is complex, with the age of the child playing a role. There are stimulant medicines (ritalin, etc) and non-stimulant medicines (strattera (atomoxetine), intuniv). For kids who are hyperactive and don't focus, the stimulant class can be very effective. If the child has focus problems and has some minor anxiety, strattera (atomoxetine) is a good choice. Of course, discuss these options with your physician. ...Read more

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Help please? What is group therapy like for those with anxiety disorder?

Help please? What is group therapy like for those with anxiety disorder?

Group Therapy: It is a safe setting where the psychologist helps individuals learn to perceive more accurately and also helps to examine the realities of one's worries. People tend to be very supportive and it reduces a feeling of being alone with your problems. ...Read more

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What are good activities to help deal with respiratory disorders?

What are good activities to help deal with respiratory disorders?

Depends: If asthma god warming first & avoid cold weather on the other spectrum if pulmonary fibrosis just walking might be enough, get a professional evaluation. ...Read more

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What types of medicines are good someone who suffers from depression and self-injurious behavior?

What types of medicines are good someone who suffers from depression and self-injurious behavior?

None are good: Depression and sib is serious. Intense counseling and therapy is needed. Behavioral management is needed. Strong tranquilizers or even shock therapy may be necessary as a last resort. ...Read more

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What kinds of medications are safe for a child who has panic attacks?

What kinds of medications are safe for a child who has panic attacks?

SSRIs: Ssris like sertraline, fluoxetine, and citalopram are preferred, but only in more severe cases such as when the attacks prevent normal activities like school attendance. Other anxiety drugs like benzodiazepines are not recommended because of their potential side effects and other issues such as withdrawal and abuse potential. Behavior therapy is the treatment choice and is generally successful. ...Read more

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What are some techniques for working with a 9 year old child with behavioral problems?

Structure/consistent: You don't indicate if this is new or longstanding, which is quite important. If new, learning why it is happening it key and warrants an assessment. If it is longstanding but worse now because of age and size, a number of books might be a place to start. Ross greene has several related to the explosive child that are excellent. Keys are clarity, consistency, and structure with a positve tone. ...Read more

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What foods are good for dealing with somebody's depression?

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What foods are good for dealing with somebody's depression?

Foods & depression: Antioxidants are generally helpful, so are essential fatty acids. Eat lots of fruits & vegetables & seafood. ...Read more

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What are strategies for managing your child's autism?

What are strategies for managing your child's autism?

Seek help from : agencies like http://familyresiliency.illinois.edu/initiatives/initiatives_autismprogram.html, http://familyvoicesillinois.org/documents/grants-for-families-of-children-with-autism/ & http://communities.autismspeaks.org/site/c.ihLPK1PDLoF/b.7512151/k.C0C8/Illinois_Resources.htm. Learn to use behavioral techniques consistently. See a developmental/behavioral pediatrician &/or child psychiatrist.. ...Read more

Dr. Bartholomew Vereb
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Child Abuse (Definition)

Child abuse is the physical, sexual, emotional mistreatment, or neglect of children. It is a ...Read more


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