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UNDERSTANDING ANGER

Posted by [email protected] on October 22, 2011 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Are you famous for your short temper? Do you have a short fuse or find yourself getting into frequent arguments and fights? Anger is a normal, healthy emotion, but it’s unhealthy when it flares up all the time or spirals out of control. Chronic, explosive anger can have serious consequences for your relationships, your health, and your state of mind.

The good news is that getting anger under control is easier than you might think. With a little insight into the real reasons for yo...

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WHAT IS DEPRESSION?

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We all go through ups and downs in our mood. Sadness is a normal reaction to life’s struggles, setbacks, and disappointments. Many people use the word “depression” to explain these kinds of feelings, but depression is much more than just sadness.

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HOW IS ADD / ADHD DIAGNOSED ?

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Your pediatrician will determine if your child has ADHD using standard guidelines developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The Connors or Vanderbilt rating scales are often used to screen for certain behavior patterns. For example, the child’s teacher may note difficulty staying seated and excessive talking in the classroom, while the parents may note inability to complete tasks or disorganization at home. The process involves gathering a lot of information from mul...

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THE SYMPTOMS OF ADHD

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ADHD is genetic, neurobehavioral disorder that affects about 10% of the population. If a parent has ADHD, there is a 75% chance that one of their children will have the condition also. ADHD is a life-long condition, progressing into adulthood. Children with ADHD will have many of the following symptoms:

• Inattentive, daydreams

• Does not listen

• Easily distracted from work or play

• Is disorganized

• Fr...

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BIPOLAR DISORDER

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Bipolar disorder is a condition in which people go back and forth between periods of a very good or irritable mood and depression. The "mood swings" between mania and depression can be very quick.

Causes »

Bipolar disorder affects men and women equally. It usually starts between ages 15 - 25. The exact cause is unknown, but it occurs more often in relatives of people with bipolar disorder.

Types of bipolar disorder:

• People with bipolar disorder type I have...

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SCHIZOPHRENIA

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SCHIZOPHRENIA

Nobody knows for sure what causes schizophrenia. Research suggests that schizophrenia may be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain. An imbalance in these chemicals can cause messages in the brain to get mixed up. Scientists believe that schizophrenia, like many other illnesses, results from a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

Symptoms of schizophrenia

Positive symptoms are extra feelings that usually are not present. Examples of positive ...

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What Happens With Too Much of Worrying?

 

Worrying is a general feeling of uneasiness that creeps in when any situation or problem is too much of a concern to you. This is accompanied by a constant thought as to what might happen that keeps coming back to us again and again. All of this leads to anxiety or even panic as long as we are awake.

OUR PHILOSOPHY AND GOAL

At DOBI HEALTHCARE SERVICES, it is our goal to provide positive, effective and individualized services to the individual in a least restrictive environment that allows the individual to experience improvement,or stability of symptoms of mental or emotional disorder. Individuals in the program experience improvement in their ability to reach their potential, improve quality of life, and overall life satisfaction, while reducing the need for more restrictive services.

Treatment at DOBI HEALTHCARE SERVICES are determined through evaluation by licensed child and adolescent psychiatrist or licensed psychologist or clinical social worker.