Child Psychiatry

What Causes Depression in Children and Teens?

Causes of Depression in Kids and Teenagers More than ever, depression in children and teens is a cause for concern due to increased prevalence rates in recent years. Depression rates of children between the ages of 12 and 18 rose from 16% in 2010 to 21.5% in 2015. A startling...
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Adolescent Psychiatry Adult Psychiatry

Dealing with Winter Depression

Winter Depression Winter depression is a type of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) that surfaces typically as the days grow shorter and colder.  Some people are very aware that each winter they get the "blues", but, other people are not until they begin to track their mood.   SAD is NOT its...
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Child Psychiatry

Florida Child Psychiatrist

Online Child Psychiatrist in Florida How to Choose a Child Psychiatrist in Florida Choosing a child psychiatrist in Florida is not an easy task. You want someone who is board certified, trained at good hospitals, and who has experience in treating the condition you are seeking medical advice for. Child...
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Autism Child Psychiatry Evaluation

Sleep Problems in Autism

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Have Issues with Sleep It is common for children with autism spectrum disorder to have sleep problems. These problems can include difficulty falling asleep, waking up frequently, and moving around a lot in their sleep. What causes sleep problems in autism? It is thought that...
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Autism Child Psychiatry

How to Deal with Behavior in Autism

Dealing With Behavior Issues in Autism Spectrum Disorder A large study in 2018 found that around 1 in 40 children (1 in 26 boys and 1 in 93 girls) are affected by autism in the United States. For the parents of these children, daily life can be a struggle as...
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