Parental Dilemmas In Relation to Bipolar Adult Children

Parental Dilemmas In Relation to Bipolar Adult Children

1) Parents and adult children with bipolar disorder need to be able to have constructive communication about the dilemmas they’re faced with. In addition to issues of autonomy, the adult child may be in denial about his or her bipolarity, or worse, may not have the capacity to recognize the illness due to impairment of insight and self-observation.

Joanna and Chip Gaines' post-vacation laundry pile is bigger than yours

Joanna and Chip Gaines' post-vacation laundry pile is bigger than yours

The Gaines family just returned from an idyllic vacation to Tulum, Mexico , and Joanna, 40, shared a few highlights from the trip on Instagram including a sweet photo of her holding baby Crew as he explored the sand and water.

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Postpartum Depression

FDA Approves First Drug to Treat Postpartum Depression

Sage Therapeutics funded and submitted three clinical trials demonstrating brexanolone’s effectiveness in women with moderate to severe postpartum depression. Two phase 3 clinical trials of nearly 250 women provided further evidence that brexanolone led to greater improvement than a placebo.

Sexual Violence Prevention and The Sex Talk

Sexual Violence Prevention and The Sex Talk

As much as parents want to prevent sexual abuse, in order to do so, the conversation must also include discussion of healthy sexual behavior. Parents need to talk to children on a regular basis about healthy sexual behavior.

Asking the Hard Questions about ADHD

Asking the Hard Questions about ADHD

If you find you and your child in this situation, here are some vital questions to consider: Has a trained professional or special needs teacher conducted a formal classroom observation to see if modifications to the classroom environment would help your child (particularly with the structure, teacher’s approach to de-escalation, and their general tone of voice and demeanor)?

Why Dogs Are Loved and Valued More Than Cats

Why Dogs Are Loved and Valued More Than Cats

If participants felt that the control that they had over their pet's behavior was due to someone else's training, they seemed to have weaker feelings of psychological ownership, and their emotional attachment to their pet was diminished.

Education Level Predicts Depression Rates and Access to Care

Education Level Predicts Depression Rates and Access to Care

The general picture presented by the survey was that people in the lowest education group suffered the highest rates of clinical depression while having the least access to treatment.

Ohio Mom jailed for school swap on college cheating scandal

Ohio Mom jailed for school swap on college cheating scandal

At first glance, it may not seem like Kelley Williams-Bolar has much in common with actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, the actresses embroiled in the college admissions scandal.

Re-thinking the Impostor Syndrome

Re-thinking the Impostor Syndrome

They may have sound evidence of their achievements, but nonetheless feel these do not reflect their true ability or worth; instead they believe success is either based on luck, or is attributed to them in error.

Deaf girl signs Carrie Underwood song 'The Champion'

Deaf girl signs Carrie Underwood song 'The Champion'

An 8-year-old girl who is deaf has earned raves for her performance signing along to Underwood’s song “The Champion," which the country singer recorded with Ludacris. “She asked us to record her because she likes to see herself perform,” the girl's father, Richard Dahan, told TODAY.

Anxiety and Loneliness After a Life of Independence

Anxiety and Loneliness After a Life of Independence

Lee looks at me, before turning her face away and saying, “My mother wanted a girlie-girl.” I nod again, aware of some mothers’ desire for a doll, or an alter-ego, or a twin.

Value-Driven Feedback: Forms for School Teachers

Value-Driven Feedback: Forms for School Teachers

Yoking our feedback to values is a more effective way to communicate and create change than telling people something is "inappropriate" or "against the rules." Just in time for parent-teacher conferences (and beyond) below is a sample 2-page Feedback Form with specific behaviors that reflect the values of one particular middle-school classroom.

College Admission Becomes a Charity Affair

College Admission Becomes a Charity Affair

A for-profit institution, Argosy University, abruptly shuttered all of its locations, halting the education of students midway through the semester with no teach-out or solid transfer plans in place.

What is St. Patrick's day and why do we celebrate it?

What is St. Patrick's day and why do we celebrate it?

“Yes, St. Patrick’s Day can be about wearing green, and, if even for one day, identifying as Irish,” Gilkey told TODAY Parents.

The Anatomy of Ghosting

The Anatomy of Ghosting

As a 22-year-old male explained, “Ghosting was easier to do rather than setting up a time to end the relationship or deal with the emotions of either myself or the current partner.” From this perspective, ghosting offers convenience by comparison to other break up strategies.

Can Anti-Bullying Policies Be Fueling Suicide?

Can Anti-Bullying Policies Be Fueling Suicide?

Three years ago, six families who sued the district in federal court said school officials hadn't protected their children from bullying so severe it put the kids in fear for their lives… and that they were battered until they were bloody....Gordon, the families' lawyer, called the school "a den of anarchy." Seven’s parents are now following in those parents’ footsteps and suing Jefferson County.

When Is It OK to Ghost Someone?

When Is It OK to Ghost Someone?

Ending a relationship with someone is almost always painful in some respects, one person will likely experience rejection and the rejecter may feel guilty, but in my prior article I explain the psychological reasons why it is the lack of explanation unique to ghosting that creates so much emotional distress.

EEG Marker Found to Predict Long-term Learning

EEG Marker Found to Predict Long-term Learning

Source: Andrew Budson We recorded ERPs on medical students taking anatomy for the first time, measuring their responses to anatomical terms at three times: prior to the course, right at the end of the course, and—importantly—6 months later.

Macklemore: ‘Birth Control’ Is the Only Way to Prepare for 2 Kids

Macklemore: ‘Birth Control’ Is the Only Way to Prepare for 2 Kids

“Watching [Sloan] be an older sister is just magic and how sweet she is,” Macklemore said. I’ve heard a lot of my own music already and it’s like the same song. “She dances around the house,” the American Music Award winner said.

The Unintentional Cyberbully

The Unintentional Cyberbully

Technically the definition of cyberbullying is similar, except for the fact that the bully attacks their victim using a digital device such as a phone, tablet, or computer to post threatening or embarrassing content or make direct attacks.

Staying Close: How to Sustain a Long-Distance Relationship

Staying Close: How to Sustain a Long-Distance Relationship

Job opportunities, educational aspirations, and family responsibilities often separate couples for extended periods of time, relegating their communication to long distance methods of maintaining relational quality and intimacy.

Watch Joanna Gaines attempt (and fail) to perform a gymnastics move

Watch Joanna Gaines attempt (and fail) to perform a gymnastics move

Is Joanna Gaines fixing up J.Lo's Malibu home? “Hahaha greatest video ever,” wrote Johnson, who snagged a gold medal and three silver medals in the 2008 Summer Games. Gaines may be too busy these days to hone her gymnastics technique.

Woman brutally dumped after going bare-faced on holiday and revealing acne

Woman brutally dumped after going bare-faced on holiday and revealing acne

The woman said she had been on a few dates with the man and always covered up her skin. As the very last thing, he said that I shouldn't lead people on like that.” The woman shared pictures of her face for context.

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

The 6 best cat foods to buy now

"Using kibble as a treat throughout the day works in its place." THE BEST WET CAT FOOD American Journey Grain-Free Canned Cat Food, $23, Chewy American Journey Grain-Free Cat Food $23.00 An exception to the "minimal, grain-free food" rule: Cats require lots of protein, so giving them a weekly serving of canned, protein-rich foods only means good things for their skin and overall health, Gayer said.

Cory Wharton, Ryder in Father-Daughter Pic After Hospital Visit

Cory Wharton, Ryder in Father-Daughter Pic After Hospital Visit

I just want Ryder to get better.” The reality star told Us Weekly exclusively, “Anyone who has watched Teen Mom OG – and my social media – knows how involved I am in my daughter’s life and in coparenting with Cheyenne.

4 cheap weekend getaways for spring 2019

4 cheap weekend getaways for spring 2019

He added that it's an especially good location for anyone interested in attending the Kentucky Derby in May. MIAMI, FLORIDA Generator Miami $157.00 "Generator, the design-driven disruptor of hospitality travel throughout Europe, opened its inaugural U.S. property in South Beach, Miami this past fall," Ellwood said.

Good news: Your child's gaming obsession could make them more successful

Good news: Your child's gaming obsession could make them more successful

Dr Demartini says kids often need to be reminded to do the things they don't enjoy. Finding evidence of them working towards things may reveal where your child's values lie. Encourage the kid who wants to be a YouTuber to research how others make money from it.

10 things you will understand if your child is a runner

10 things you will understand if your child is a runner

You drop everything to react There will be at least one time you run out of the shops, abandoning an almost-full trolley, your most recent purchase, or (if you are in the middle of paying) your credit card, to catch your runaway child.

The Second Law of Marketing Is the First Law of Mind

The Second Law of Marketing Is the First Law of Mind

The theory centers around what Gershman describes as "latent causes." The idea behind a good mental scheme for categorization is that it puts similar things in the same category and different things in different categories.

How Music Therapy Affects the Brain in Autism

How Music Therapy Affects the Brain in Autism

Similarly, children who had decreased connections between auditory and visual brain areas showed more improvements in social communication. For example: decreases in connections between auditory and visual brain areas might be helping with sensory sensitivity in ASD, which may lead to improvements in social skills.

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