Many people over extend themselves during the holiday season. As a result, January can lead to headaches and sometimes even bankruptcy.
I could tell you that you won’t experience any emotional pain in this season but that would not be the total truth.
I have to open-up this discussion with just a few sentences about a new disorder outlined in DSM-V. I had not been keeping-up with all of the changes so this one caught me a little by surprise. The diagnosis is “Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder.” What is interesting is every time I write about it, the […]
13 year-old Nadin Khoury is your ordinary teenager, the son of Liberian immigrants and a normal, everyday student. But Khoury is small, well-spoken and studious, traits which are “sniffed out” by gangs of bullies nationwide. On his way home from school one day, Nadin was attacked by seven boys from his school, and endured punching, kicking […]
In a recent interview with CNN’s Piers Morgan for his new talk show, Oprah Winfrey reveals that her diet went on a tailspin binge primarily consisting of macaroni and cheese. Says the daytime talk show queen: “about 30 pounds’ worth.” She said this impulse developed after filming her 1998 release Beloved, starring alongside Danny Glover, […]
Many of you have asked me to do a post on non-medicine interventions for your children. Please be advised that, from a physician’s perspective, a stimulant (Ritalin, Adderall or Focalin) is still absolutely essential for academic success of your child. However, I would like to suggest a couple of other ideas that may be helpful for […]