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Music may trump pills for psychological disorders in children


Could playing Tchaikovsky’s ‘Nutcracker’ and other music improve kids’ brains?
– A child’s musical background also appears to correlate with cortical thickness in “brain areas that play a critical role in inhibitory control, as well as aspects of emotion processing.” 80 more words

Behavior Modification

TV Violence and Adolescence

Two current shows on network television raise concerns about what we are going to be seeing next in terms of violent behavior from impulsive, mentally ill, and/or bored teens.   412 more words

Child Development

Ask young patients about social media use

ORLANDO – Half of the teens who made comments on social media about their feelings and caused concern among those who saw the comments were brought to the hospital for assessment, according to a small survey of adolescents admitted to the child and adolescent psychiatry unit of Ohio State University Harding Hospital, Columbus. 418 more words

Pediatrics

Ask young patients about social media use

ORLANDO – Half of the teens who made comments on social media about their feelings and caused concern among those who saw the comments were brought to the hospital for assessment, according to a small survey of adolescents admitted to the child and adolescent psychiatry unit of Ohio State University Harding Hospital, Columbus. 418 more words

ABC Pediatrics

Child Psychologist Who Evaluated Sex Offenders In Juvenile Court In the 90's To Be Sentenced For Child Molestation

A former child psychiatrist who has pleaded no contest to molesting boys during examinations in the 1990s is scheduled to be sentenced Monday morning.

Dr. William Hamilton Ayres, 81, of San Mateo, pleaded no contest May 16 to the charges against him just four days into jury selection in his second trial in San Mateo County Superior Court. 258 more words

News

How to Help Kids Deal with Death.

Reading the latest news stories online, I clicked on a story about the recent Boston Marathon bombings that featured a photo of 8-year-old Martin Richard. My heart sank. 1,152 more words

God

Speaking To Children About Bombings At Boston Marathon

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) The bombings at the Boston Marathon for many of us are marked with disbelief, confusion and anger.

As adults, we absorb a multitude of feelings, but when it comes to… 252 more words

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