Archive | July, 2014

Virtual connections aimed to ease stress, anxiety at Children’s Medical Center Dallas

DALLAS – (July 25, 2014) – The prescription for helping alleviate stress and anxiety in hospitalized children may not be one which is filled in the pharmacy. Instead, the preferred recommendation may just need a few taps on a tablet. A new program promoting video interaction with family, friends and schoolmates by hospitalized children is […]

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Selfie-steem and Relationships: Balancing Our Perspective of the Selfie Generation

When people who take selfies are not suspected of being narcissistic, they are often believed to have low self-esteem. In fact, some argue that posting selfies is a cry for attention. It is true that some who post selfies are probably narcissistic; whereas, some likely have low self-esteem. But taking a more balanced perspective means […]

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Are Selfies Creating a Generation of Narcissists?

Some say that selfies are creating a generation of narcissists. Others argue that selfies and social networking sites are simply reflecting an old human tendency, just on a more public forum. Still, others provide an alternative perspective on the potential utility of selfies. A simple online search of “selfies and narcissism” readily elicits provocative headlines […]

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The Selfie Generation

What is a selfie? Why do we take them? Are selfies dangerous? We asked several of the psychologists at Children’s Medical Center to share their expert opinions about selfies to help parents understand more about this recent photo phenomenon. Our primary reason for writing a blog series on selfies is to open up discussion and communication […]

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Children’s Medical Center of Dallas Named ‘Most Wired-Advanced’ Hospital in Annual Survey by Leading Publication Hospitals & Health Networks

DALLAS – July 11, 2014 – Children’s Medical Center of Dallas has been named one of Health Care’s Most WiredTM for 2014, marking the ninth time in the last 10 years that the leading pediatric health care institution has earned this recognition from the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. This year, Children’s […]

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