Child abuse may trigger mental disorders during adulthood

August 19th, 2016 | Rachael

People who have suffered from some sort of abuse, either physical or mental, during their childhood have a higher chance of developing psychological disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), nearly 43.8 million Americans of the total population suffer from some sort of […]

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Depression screening tools not recommended for children and adolescents: Study

August 11th, 2016 | Rachael

Depression can be a ghastly ordeal for adults, but when it comes to children, the case can be even more complicated and may require immediate medical attention. A child may feel sad or “weighed down” for weeks or months and may lack motivation to do anything. It may be easy to recognize the symptoms of […]

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