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Autism: What You Need to Look For

Autism: What You Need to Look For

Autism symptoms are wide and varied but there are certain hallmarks to look for. It can be very difficult to identify autistic behaviors simply because they vary from one child to another. For that reason, autism symptoms are referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD). If you have had the chance to interact with more [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Shy teens may suffer from social phobia

Shy teens may suffer from social phobia

New research suggests that the previously held belief that social phobia is simply shyness that has been ‘medicalized’ by psychiatrists and drug makers for their own benefit is not true. A recent study in the United States carried out by the National Institute of Mental Health addressed the condition known as social phobia, sometimes called [...]

November 12, 2012 More