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January 7, 2015
by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd

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ADHD or “Just a Boy”?

January 7, 2015 07:55 by Dr. C. Wayne Winkle,Phd  [About the Author]

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has become a common diagnosis among U.S. children, especially boys. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2013) recently released the results of its National Survey of Children’s Health for 2011-2012. In it the CDCP reported an estimated 6.4 million children with a diagnosis of ADHD. This number represents approximately 11% of the children in the United States. [More]

October 28, 2014
by Marti Wormuth, MA

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Can Children Be Diagnosed with Mental Health Issues?

October 28, 2014 04:55 by Marti Wormuth, MA  [About the Author]

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One of the most controversial topics out there today has to do with mental illness and its diagnosis in children. A lot of people claim that, especially in the United States, there are a lot of people that have been diagnosed with mental illnesses that really don't need the treatment that they are getting. Whether that is the truth or not (and it's likely not), the topic always comes back to children. Can children be diagnosed with mental health issues? [More]

July 13, 2014
by Christie Hunter

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How to avoid Boredom this Summer for Kids: Psychology of Boredom

July 13, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

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Educational psychologists believe that achievement gaps between average and brilliant students can be removed during the summer break. The difference is created when one group of children dedicates time to playing, reading, and live sports, while others vegetate on computer games and television. It’s not a child’s fault if they find video games more pleasurable; even an adult would gravitate towards such interactive screens. The focus should not only be on making physical activities more fun, but also to encourage kids to learn while playing. [More]