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ADHD in Child – Development Progress and Medications

This is undoubtedly the most controversial of all the psychiatric diagnoses with implications that touch on major public health and educational concerns. More than two million schoolchildren in the United States are taking stimulant medication intended to help their concentration and/or to reduce their hyperactivity. For many children, this results in a dramatic improvement in Read more

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Selecting Suitable Psychotherapist to Treat Psychiatric Problems

There are two things to think about— chemistry and competence. Stud­ies show that the best predictor of good outcome in treatment is that the people involved in it like and respect each other and work well together. Don’t stay with a therapist you really don’t like as a test of your endurance or in the Read more

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Diagnosis of Delirium, Dementia and Psychiatric Conditions

Delirium and Dementia both cause severe cognitive problems affecting multiple intellectual abilities, but there are several ways to distinguish them. The most important difference is the clarity of the person’s con­sciousness. People with Delirium act as if they are in a cloud — it is almost impossible to sustain more than a brief conversation with Read more