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Treating children with ADHD

Pediatric neuropsychiatrist Jay Salpekar, MD, recommends a combination of therapy, education, behavior modification and medicine for treating children with ADHD.

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Three tips for a smooth back-to-school transition

For a smooth back-to-school transition, make sure you talk to your child about the transition, identify potential stressors and try a “dress rehearsal” to get them used to the routine.

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Expert advice on identifying, improving your child’s anxiety

How do you know if your child’s anxiety level is above average? Psychiatrist Dr. Laura Willing weighs in.

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Helping your child with a fear of water

In her latest post, child psychologist Dr. Eleanor Mackey discusses how parents can help a child overcome their fear of water.

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Addressing body image concerns in teens

The media’s push towards a specific “ideal image” can become a dangerous and sometimes life-threatening one.