Oppositional defiant disorder in adults

June 27th, 2017 | Rachael

A majority of children often throw tantrums every now and then, often expressing their denial through anger and irritability. However, this kind of behavior is considered a normal part of growing, and thus, often ignored by parents. But, when these children grow up to be adults who lose their temper regularly, it could be the […]

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School-based programs may help improve mental health in children, finds study

June 15th, 2017 | Rachael

It is a fact that things learned in school tend to stick forever in life. Therefore, a lot of emphasis is given to impart good values, ethics, education, culture and etiquettes to children in school so that they grow to become more cultured and well behaved in later years. But, school education should not just […]

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Skills needed for a career in mental health services

June 7th, 2017 | Rachael

Previous data of the American Medical Association (AMA) states that though there has been an increase of 45 percent in the number of psychiatrists in America between 1995 and 2013, yet 4,000 areas across the country have severe shortage of mental health professionals, where every psychiatrist is serving around 30,000 people each. The shortage could […]

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