Depression Medication

Depression Medications – An Overview

Depression Medications - An Overview of Options The treatment of depression is always evolving and changing as new studies and new treatments arise. If you have been diagnosed by your psychiatrist with depression then you may be given the choice to try one of the medications below.  Antidepressants Antidepressants as...
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Adult Psychiatry Child Psychiatry Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

What are the Causes of Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Causes of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) presents in childhood or adolescence in about 50% of all cases.  It is a disorder that his known to cluster in families and have a strong genetic component. It is estimated that about 1 to 3% of the population in the...
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Adolescent Psychiatry Anxiety Child Psychiatry

How to Help Kids with Anxiety

Ways to Help you Child with Anxiety Children Can Have Anxiety Many adults incorrectly think that children cannot possibly have trouble with anxiety or worry, as a child’s life is often viewed as being free from common stressors like financial troubles or job security. However, many types of anxiety that...
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Adolescent Psychiatry Child Psychiatry

What is OCD?

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, OCD- An Overview Definition of OCD Obsessive-compulsive disorder (also called OCD), in psychiatry, is defined as a type of anxiety disorder in which the person has recurring, unwanted and invasive thoughts and ideas (this is the obsession) that make them feel driven to do something to relieve that...
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Adolescent Psychiatry Adult Psychiatry Child Psychiatry Depression

What are the Depression Types?

Depression Types When it comes to depression, there are many names and types that you may have heard. Here, we will discuss some of the different depression types. To read more about what causes depression click here. Major Depression This is also sometimes referred to as major depressive disorder (MDD),...
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