Is your child depressed? Recognise the signs.

An increasing number of children are suffering from depression, but they are often too young to articulate how they feel. Research shows that the number of kids who have gone to the ER for suicidal behaviour has doubled in less than a decade in the United States. Suicide is the second leading cause of deathContinue reading “Is your child depressed? Recognise the signs.”

Childhood bullying: more harmful than you think

A new study reveals that children exposed to bullying during childhood are more likely to develop psychiatric disorders in adulthood, regardless of whether they are victims or perpetrators. The research team examined the victims of bullying, the bullies themselves, and those who fall into both categories. While victims of bullying were more likely to developContinue reading “Childhood bullying: more harmful than you think”