Behavioral Health

Can parent arguments hurt a child’s mental development? 
Can parent arguments hurt a child’s mental development?
New study sheds light on just how much kids are affected when their parents fight.
Video games linked to violent behavior 
Video games linked to violent behavior
New study gives parents another reason to rethink allowing their children to play violent video games.
Valerie Harper: “I’m not dying until I do” 
Valerie Harper: “I’m not dying until I do”
How one celebrity is inspiring others to keep living life with heart regardless of their health diagnosis.
Facebook: Hobby, habit or addiction?  Featured
Facebook: Hobby, habit or addiction?
People say they’re “giving up” Facebook for all sorts of reasons: Maybe it’s after a bad break-up or during Lent. Maybe they are just plain tired of the drama. A leading psychiatrist lays it on the line about how Facebook truly can be an obsession.
More parents popping pills to cope with parenthood 
More parents popping pills to cope with parenthood
A recent article in Parenting magazine sheds light on the record number of parents who are taking anti-anxiety medication and anti-depressants to deal with the everyday pressures of parenthood.
Dangers of overscheduling your child  Featured
Dangers of overscheduling your child
Parents may think their children benefit from endless activities, but an overloaded schedule with no unstructured free time may lead to a host of other physical and behavioral health issues for children.
Coping with mental illness in your family 
Coping with mental illness in your family
Dealing with mental disorders can be draining for family members. Learn how to cope, find support and take time for yourself, experts say.