Good Sleep and Mental Health of Children

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Having a good night’s sleep is significant for the emotional and mental health of children. Children need long hours of uninterrupted sleep for their growth and development. But sleep issues are common among children especially the younger ones. The amount of sleep children have is related to mental health problems such as depression, impulsive behavior, …

Understanding How Sadness Is Different From Depression

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Oftentimes the word “depression” gets tossed around lightly in our conversations. This is because we easily confuse this feeling with sadness – one of its many symptoms, which makes it more challenging to differentiate between the two. Herein lies a major issue because when you can’t differentiate between them, you’re more likely to neglect taking …

How Smartphone Addiction Is Harming Your Teen’s Mental Health

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Many of today’s teenagers are glued to their phone. They spend countless hours online, checking their social media accounts and watching YouTube videos. Based on this premise, researchers from Seoul’s Korea University say this should worry their parents. Why Parents Should be Concerned About Their Teen’s Smartphone Usage This year the university conducted a consumer …

Eating Meals Together Boosts Children’s Mental And Physical Health

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Gathering around the dinner table for a family meal is a wonderful part of the holidays, but this shouldn’t be the only time we do so. A recent study says we should enjoy such meals on a regular basis, especially if we’re parents because this can have a major impact on our children’s mental health. …

TMS Advantage Reaches One Of The Highest Success Rates In The Nation At 92%

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TMS Therapy stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Today this treatment is widely known and highly accepted as a way of treating depression because of its success rates (the number of patients who’ve positively responded to this treatment modality) is anywhere from 60% – 70%. In comparison to remission rates of only 33%, you can see …