How to Help Students with Stress During the Holidays

The holiday season is typically associated with smiles, giving, and spending time with family. However, the holiday’s can be a stressful time for many people, and for various reasons. In fact, studies show that 62 percent of Americans say their stress levels elevate during the holidays. Students are no exception, and many […]

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5 Reasons Why Your Child Is Struggling In College

College is an exciting time, full of endless opportunities. Students can explore new majors, take on exciting internship opportunities, and perhaps even study abroad. They’ll make lasting friendships and even explore new romances. But, along with all this opportunity comes a wealth of new stress and pressures. A large part […]

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ADHD Statistics in the US: How Common Is It?

In America, 6.4 million children between the ages of four and 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD. The diagnosis of attention deficit disorder in yourself or child can result in several different emotional responses. It can be a relief to know the reason behind the behavior, but it can also […]

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Understanding OCD Signs and Symptoms

Most people hear about obsessive-compulsive disorder on a daily basis, often used in the wrong way. While many people associate OCD with a need for cleanliness or order, the truth is that OCD is far more disruptive than many people know. And although many people “know” about the disorder 2 […]

How to Know if You Have Depression

If for more than two weeks you’ve felt sad and have lost interest or pleasure in your usual activities, you may be depressed. Symptoms of depression, on the other hand, aren’t as clear-cut as they are for a common cold. Intense sadness and a feeling of hopelessness often comes into […]

5 Signs That It’s Time to Get Help for Your Anxiety

Did you know that 40 million American adults over the age of 18 have an anxiety disorder? Despite 18.1 percent of people having anxiety, but only 1/3 seek treatment for it. Many anxiety sufferers avoid getting treatment out of fear of being judged by their family and friends. Some are in […]

Benefits of Neuropsychological and Psychological Testing

Neuropsychological and psychological testing are different medical approaches used in diagnosing and providing suitable treatment for mental related ailments. To gain better clarity of the cognitive function, strength, and weakness, these two medical testing are used. These mental evaluations involve an interview process and the performance of a series of […]

Common Signs of a Learning Disability

A child with common signs of a learning disability often has several related signs of difficulty with reading, writing, and other learning-related tasks. The good news about learning disabilities is that research provided by scientists provide hope and direction. A recent study showed that 10 percent of people have difficulty […]