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.
Are your thoughts about other people, situations, and even yourself usually on the harsh side? If so, you’re doing yourself a disservice. Discover why so many of us struggle with negative thinking, and how a positive outlook can make a huge impact on your life.
If you compulsively pick at your skin, there are ways to stop. This problem, called excoriation, is more common than people think. These three tips can help.
Children with uncontrollable movements, or generalized dystonia, have an option that isn’t widely known: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). This surgical treatment (which involves implanting electrodes in the brain) is not new, but it’s also not often considered for kids. One reason is that generalized dystonia in children simply isn’t a very common problem. Those who … Read More
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Growing up, sisters Patrice Catan-Alberty and Sharon Kilbane remember their mother coping with depression. That’s one reason the sisters and their families have made a major gift to Cleveland Clinic supporting mental-health research and the work of Donald Malone, MD, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Psychiatry and Psychology. Sharing a similar mental-health challenge Both … Read More