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What Works For Anxiety Disorders–Anti-Anxiety Drugs

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Child and Adolescent Mental Illness Statistics

April 12, 2011 – 5:50 pm | 451 views

Child and Adolescent Mental Illness Statistics
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that becomes apparent in some children in the preschool and early school years. It is hard for these children to control their …

ADHD and CONCERTA

February 19, 2011 – 2:40 pm | 735 views

What is ADHD?
Almost all children have behavior issues from time to time. But, for children with ADHD, behavior problems are persistent and occur over a long period of time. For a child with ADHD, their …

Mental Health Medications

November 20, 2010 – 12:30 am | 300 views

Mental Health MedicationsMedications are used to treat the symptoms of mental disorders such as schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder (sometimes called manic-depressive illness), anxiety disorders, and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Sometimes medications are used with other …

Ritalin

September 14, 2008 – 2:22 pm | 1,980 views

Ritalin (methylphenidate)
How does Ritalin work? What will it do for me?
Methylphenidate belongs to the family of medications known as stimulants. It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (uncontrollable need to …