Is selective mutism a real thing?

Oct 16, 18 Is selective mutism a real thing?

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Is selective mutism a real thing As a matter of fact, it is a real thing. Selective mutism, also called elective mutism, is a childhood condition typically seen in children between 4 and 7 years old. You can recognize elective mutism based on the child’s refusal to speak in social settings although they have the ability to...

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SSRI selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor. What the…

Oct 09, 18 SSRI selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor. What the…

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SSRI selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor Selective seratonin reuptake inhibitors are antidepressant medications. SSRIs are a mental health treatment used to treat severe depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and anxiety. SSRI examples There are currently several SSRI medications approved for depression and anxiety...

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Bulimia or Anorexia. What’s the difference?

Sep 17, 18 Bulimia or Anorexia. What’s the difference?

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What is the difference between bulimia and anorexia? Eating disorders are often misunderstood. For some parents it can be confusing and difficult to relate to. For people with any bulimia or anorexia they can feel isolated and experience shame as many with mental illness often do.  Understanding the difference between the two is an...

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Treatment jargon: what is behavior therapy?

Sep 12, 18 Treatment jargon: what is behavior therapy?

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What is behavior therapy? According to PsychCentral “behavior therapy is focused on helping an individual understand how changing their behavior can lead to changes in how they are feeling. The goal of behavior therapy is usually focused on increasing the person’s engagement in positive or socially reinforcing activities....

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Activities and events for disabled children – KEEN Greater DC special needs activities

Sep 09, 18 Activities and events for disabled children – KEEN Greater DC special needs activities

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Activities and events for disabled children It’s that time of year again parents, caregivers, and families. Fall is upon us and our children are going back to school. We’ve had all summer to schedule play dates and enjoy vacations. We’ve visited family and spent the night in watching movies. Now, we have work...

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