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Video Interview: Children With ADHD

Are you worried about your child’s focus or level of attention in school? In this week’s Take Charge Parenting interview, Catherine Karni, M.D., a child and adolescent psychiatrist and the Medical Director of the Psychiatry Outpatient Service at Children’s HealthSM Children’s Medical Center, provides tips for parents of children with ADHD.   Previous Take Charge Parenting […]

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Coping With Separation Anxiety in Children

Separation anxiety is a very normal and expected occurrence among young children, especially for children starting preschool or kindergarten. Although separation anxiety in children is normal, it can be understandably distressing for you to leave your young child at school that is crying and begging not to be left alone. Four Tips for Coping With Separation Anxiety in […]

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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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