Social Anxiety Disorder: Shyness in its Extreme

During early childhood, we parents would closely observe our kids to monitor their growth and development.  It is also during this stage that we learn about our children’s personalities.  Some are friendly and highly sociable while others turn out to be shy and need some coaxing before interacting with other kids.  As our children grow,…

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Understanding Child Depression

Irritable and angry, socially withdrawn, continuous sadness and hopelessness, extremely sensitive to rejection, suddenly has increased or decreased appetite, sleepless or sleeping excessively, having bouts of vocal outbursts, has low energy and fatigue – your usually cheerful child is suddenly showing distressing behavior. And, NO, he can’t be depressed. He is just a child after…

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