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anxiety

OCD and Autism

I have written before about atypical presentations of obsessive-compulsive disorder in children, where I discuss how the symptoms of OCD are sometimes confused with autism, schizophrenia, and even Bipolar Disorder. I’ve also written about…

Psychology Around the Net: March 9, 2019

Happy Saturday (or whatever day you’re reading this) sweet readers! This week’s Psychology Around the Net covers a personal account of how running helped one author’s anxiety and fear, how green spaces work to boost your well-being and…

Static And Distraction

I can’t always tune in … You know as well as I do that sometimes we engage in things that we should be setting aside because there are more important things to do.Remember as a child being unable to unplug from the TV or a game or even a…

When Your Teen is Struggling with Anxiety

Since she was 10 years old, Sophie Riegel felt like something was off. “My friends all seemed so carefree. And I had the weight of the world holding me down.” Riegel writes these words in her beautiful, invaluable new book, Don’t Tell Me to…

Why We Don’t Ask For Help

Yes, but … When I was growing up, things were different. We didn’t know about ADHD. It wasn’t even called ADHD.When I was growing up there were no medications for this. Well, there were, but they weren’t prescribed because for the preceding…