When kids have obsessive thoughts, parents shouldn’t panic. But if obsessive-compulsive disorder starts to interfere with your child’s functioning, help is available. Discover the early warning signs of OCD.
People who have gone through unemployment, loss of a loved one, a divorce or separation or even suffered a heart attack can become depressed. Depression also runs in families, so it’s important to know your family history of mental illness.
Divorce can end some unhappy, unhealthy unions. But if you are a parent going through it, you probably wonder how your children are affected — and how you can help them adjust. A pediatrician offers tips to help you overcome the challenges.