Like Parents, Like Children: The Dangers of Medicating Unhappiness, Stress, and Inconvenience But there is also another factor at work. Parents, not children, are responsible for the decision to medicate minors. And some, as I did with my older son, agonize over that decision. In my case, we did not go with a stimulant but with a blood pressure ... 04/3/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Parents struggle with decision to medicate bipolar kids Sarah McQuilkin says she knew something was wrong with her adopted daughter when she was 2. Now, at 7, Sarita says, "Mommy, the world will be better off without me." A suicidal child sounds impossible, but for kids with bipolar disorder, it's a grim reality. 12/8/2012 - 8:15 am | View Link
Parents struggle with decision to medicate bipolar kids "I understand the reason why a parent would be afraid to medicate their ... of treatment that bipolar is bad, but now is a great time to get it." According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 5.7 million people struggle with bipolar disorder ... 12/8/2012 - 3:53 am | View Link
Dina Lohan's Advice To Amanda Bynes' Parents Lindsay Lohan has been to rehab five times, and done multiple stints in jail -- all by the tender age of 26. This impressive resume somehow has her mother, Dina Lohan, believing that she's qualified to give advice to other parents. In an interview with ... 09/26/2012 - 11:39 am | View Link
Parents say drug therapy, school key in ADHD Drug therapy and making a switch in schools- to one better prepared to work with children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – are the most effective treatments for those with the condition, a Consumer Reports Health survey finds. The analysis ... 07/19/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Struggle of a Significant Other We often read of the difficulties and trials, frustrations with medications, and sense of isolation for those diagnosed with bipolar disorder. In all of this, it is ... 10/20/2014 - 11:13 pm | View Website
Your Bipolar Child and Medication -- Should Bipolar ... A list of questions to consider and to discuss with your child's doctor in weighing the pros and cons of using medications in your child's treatment for bipolar disorder. 10/19/2014 - 7:58 am | View Website
Berkeley Parents Network: ADD Medication & Treatment Dear Worried Mom, You should be worried, especially since your son is getting this medication from other students. Consider getting him tested for ADD, and ... 10/18/2014 - 7:55 pm | View Website
Antidepressant Medications for Children and Adolescents ... NIMH examination of antidepressant medicine for children and adolescents, to inform parents and caregivers about suicide risk and an examination of SSRI antidepressants. 10/18/2014 - 7:23 am | View Website
The Toughest Decision Ever: Putting Our Son on ADD/ADHD ... Susan Says: May 7th, 2010 at 1:20 pm. Joan, Thanks so much for sharing your story. We recently made the same difficult decision to place our teenager on medication. 10/18/2014 - 5:07 am | View Website
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Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been given a personal security detail following an unspecified ISIS threat, according to Politico. The threat was made online, but neither Bachmann's staff nor Capitol Police would outline its exact nature. Bachmann has been one of Congress' most outspoken critics of radical Islam, and she last month introduced a bill to strip citizenship from those who join ISIS.
To the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Syrian women are slaves. To much of the rest of the world, they are victims. It's time we expose their real identity: an untapped resource for creating lasting peace. Listening to and implementing the ideas of women still living in Syria is key to weakening ISIS and stabilizing the region at large because, in many ways, they have a better track record laying the foundations for peace and democracy than any other group.