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  • Afterschool Activities: Striking the Right Balance - Parents may wonder how much afterschool activity is right for their child.
  • College Students with ADHD - Many students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) attend college.
  • Child Abuse - The Hidden Bruises - The statistics on physical child abuse are alarming. It is estimated hundreds of thousands of children are physically abused each year by a parent or close relative.
  • Bullying - Bullying is a common experience for many children and adolescents. Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10% are bullied on a regular basis.
  • Bipolar Disorder In Children And Teens - Bipolar disorder (formerly called manic depressive illness) is an illness of the brain that causes extreme changes in a person’s mood, energy, thinking, and behavior.

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