According to MediLexicon, depression is “A mental disorder characterized by sustained depression of mood, anhedonia, sleep and appetite disturbances, and feelings of worthlessness, guilt, and hopelessness.” It’s hard to get through one day without seeing or hearing the word “depression.” Many people use it incorrectly or as a joke, but for many more people, it’s […]
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Beware! Drugs for Kids Mental Health an Epidemic?
By Theresa Groskopp, CN on May 5, 2011 in Nutrition Politics, Parenting
Do you remember Rebecca Riley? She was a four year old little girl. She was killed in 2006 of an overdose of legally prescribed, anti-psychotic drugs. Rebecca had been diagnosedÂ at 28 months old with ADHD andÂ bipolar disorder. Yeah, that’s right, at 28 months old. Poor little Rebecca was prescribed 10 pills a day by her […]