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The Many Faces of Autism

In 2013, Autistic Disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder, NOS (not otherwise specified) were rolled into one umbrella category: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD is a chronic neurodevelopmental condition…

PTSD: Branded in the Brain

Imagine that you are in your car, waiting for the traffic signal to change. Suddenly, a car comes out of nowhere and smashes into a car crossing the intersection, and…

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9 Ways ADD Impacts School Performance & What To Do About It

ADD often has a powerful negative impact on a person’s ability to do well in school. Except for classes that are small or highly interesting, many people with ADD have…

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7 Steps To Reduce Your Risk Of Losing Your Mind As You Age

Frightening new research suggests that Alzheimer’s disease actually starts in your brain decades before you have any symptoms. And Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple in the next thirty years…

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The ONE Secret That’s Ruining Your Relationships

According to recent research, approximately 25% of couples who receive marriage therapy report that their relationship is worse two years after ending therapy, and up to 38 percent of couples…

The Highly Sensitive Person

Elaine Aron has studied the highly sensitive person (HSP), an easily overaroused and overwhelmed individual who is sensitive and often anxious. Aron believes that evolution has favored the careful, reflective…

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9 Frequently Asked Questions About ADD

Did you know that it is estimated that ADD affects 4-5% of the adult population and 5-10% of school-aged children? ADD is a national health epidemic that continues to grow…

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How Do You Know Unless You Look?

Imagine this situation… You head to the orthopedic specialist’s office due to knee pain that you are experiencing. After asking you questions about the knee pain and bending your leg…

Relationships: Spotting The Unhealthy Roles We Play

How do we recognize an unhealthy relationship? Let me present a helpful model, one that will help you look at your own relationships and become clearer about what is going…