When Teens Are Depressed
    October 17, 2007
    When Teens Are Depressed

    About 5 percent of children become clinically depressed at some point during the transition to adulthood. Depression is a burden both for the adolescents and their families and carries a number of ris…

    Help for OCD
    November 2, 2004
    Help for OCD

    At moments of stress, such as getting ready for bed or for school, some kids feel the need to touch certain objects, say certain words, or to wash and wash their hands. Some children have an overwhelm…

    A Must for Children with ADHD
    January 13, 2004
    A Must for Children with ADHD

    A recent study has changed my thinking about ADHD, and I hope it changes the way that all children with ADHD are evaluated and treated. And that parents are treated. Parents deserve better understandi…

    Help for Depressed Children
    August 28, 2003
    Help for Depressed Children

    About 69 percent of depressed children, aged 6 to 17, improved significantly while taking Zoloft for their depression, according to a study published in the August 27, 2003 JAMA, but data from the stu…