Category Archives: Psych

Pediatric Therapy Corner: National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Editor’s Note:  This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.    As therapy and clinical professionals, we are in a unique position to know our students and clients.  According to the National Institutes of Health 2.7 percent of children aged … Continue reading


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Teens With PTSD Have Difficulty Recognizing Facial Expressions

[Source: Science Daily] Adolescents with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are more likely to misidentify sad and angry faces as fearful, while teens with symptoms of conduct disorder tend to interpret sad faces as angry, finds a study by NYU’s … Continue reading


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Whole Pinboard of Ideas for Dr. Seuss Week!

Dr. Seuss’s birthday is just around the corner on March 2nd!   Do You Love celebrating it with your students and clients? If so, you will love our Pinterest Pinboard of free activities, ideas and treats all with a Dr. … Continue reading


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Preemie Corner: Is the NICU Too Quiet for Premature Babies?

[Source:  Washington University in St. Louis via Futurity.org] Premature babies often spend the first several weeks of life in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), where, ideally, they are protected from too much noise stimulation. However, the trend to private rooms … Continue reading


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MRI During Infancy May Predict Autism in High-Risk Kids

[Source: Psych Central] A first-of-its-kind study used electronic imaging to correctly predict 80 percent of high-risk infants who would later meet criteria for autism at two years of age. The research was performed on infants with older siblings with autism. … Continue reading


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