Latest Mental Health Shows

Your Child's ADHD Could Be Misdiagnosed

Dec 4, 2018

A recent study suggests the overdiagnosing of ADHD in elementary-aged children could come down to something as simple as what month a child is born. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner talks about the new study and why the youngest kids in an elementary class have a 30% higher chance of being diagnosed ...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Affects Women More Than Men

Oct 18, 2018

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can occur between longer periods of darkness and extremely cold temperatures. According to women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones, the symptoms of SAD primarily affects women. Dr. Jones talks about how to mitigate feelings of depression and hopelessness ...

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What's Causing Mental Illness in Children?

Oct 8, 2018

Mental illness in children is on the rise—one in four children in the United States have a mental health diagnosis. What is behind this increase and what can be done? Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains the new situations of contemporary life that can influence your child’s mental health and...

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I Cry all the Time – Am I Normal?

Jul 5, 2018

Severe grief or disruption can cause anyone to cry, and that’s normal. Prolonged crying that persists without reason is not normal and may indicate a serious condition requiring treatment. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about tears, crying, and emotions that are uniquely human....

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Mental Trauma Can Impact Your Physical Health

May 24, 2018

Women react differently to trauma than men do, and the long-term effects of trauma can bring on complicated health consequences. Violence and abuse, specifically, are associated with chronic illnesses that can decrease one's lifespan—but many with trauma don't seek help. Women's health expert Dr. ...

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How Do I Know if My Child Has an Eating Disorder?

May 7, 2018

In the United States, 1 out of 100 teenagers will struggle with an eating disorder. If your child is starting to develop one of these disorders, it’s important to get professional help. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner explains what exactly an eating disorder is and some of the common signs you ...

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Smartphones Increasing Emotional Health Problems in Teens

Apr 2, 2018

There has been a significant increase in emotional health problems among American teenagers since the adoption of smartphones. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses the science and impact of smartphones on teenagers. And she also talks about the link between modern technology and our children’s...

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