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  • Eyes on the prize part 2: Vision problems affecting childhood development

    By: Rachael On: 08-31-2015 Category: Children, Development, Health, Mental Health
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    In honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, medical professionals and parents are advocating for raised awareness regarding eye health and vision screenings for children nationwide. The connection between vision problems and mental health is well-documented. This is especially true for children, who often struggle in school when vision problems go undiagnosed and interfere…

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  • Eyes on the prize part 3: Warning signs related to eye health and anxiety

    By: Rachael On: 08-31-2015 Category: Children, Health, Health Care, Mental Health
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    Vision problems and poor eye health can contribute to the development of mental health issues, including anxiety. The threat of these issues bolsters the decision to advocate for regular eye checkups for children nationwide this August, in honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Specialists recommend that the public understand potential warning signs for…

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  • Eyes on the prize part 4: Helping children overcome the stigma of wearing glasses

    By: Rachael On: 08-31-2015 Category: Bullying, Children, Health Care, Mental Health
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    The diagnosis of vision problems in children often comes with a prescription for glasses. The American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) states that, as children are still growing, “glasses may play an important role in ensuring normal development of vision.” Children who wear glasses could face bullying that can turn a solution for…

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  • More than meets the “i”: The psychology behind handwriting

    By: Rachael On: 08-26-2015 Category: Mental Health
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    Graphology, the study of handwriting, is a practice with roots in psychology dating back to Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud. As graphologist Andrea McNichol states, “[Jung and Freud] came to the conclusion that handwriting was a window to both the conscious and subconscious mind. I consider it as a constantly available EKG for the brain,…

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  • Alzheimer’s, cognition and mental health part 1: Coping with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

    By: Rachael On: 08-21-2015 Category: Alzheimer's disease, Cognition, Mental Health, Treatment
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    Coping with an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis can be difficult, as an individual is often unable to do things previously associated with his or her sense of identity, increasing feelings of anxiety surrounding what the future holds. The Alzheimer’s Association explains that people dealing with this progressive form of dementia typically express denial, anger, sadness, resentment,…

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  • Alzheimer’s, cognition and mental health part 2: The connection between Alzheimer’s and autism

    By: Rachael On: 08-21-2015 Category: Alzheimer's disease, Autism, Cognition, Mental Health
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    Alzheimer’s disease and autism spectrum disorder have a complex relationship. Researchers at Israel’s Tel Aviv University suggest a single gene can increase rates of autism in young males while increasing rates of Alzheimer’s in elderly women. This relationship continues to be thoroughly analyzed by specialists in the field who have found a connection between the…

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  • Alzheimer’s, cognition and mental health part 3: The genetic component to early-onset Alzheimer’s

    By: Rachael On: 08-21-2015 Category: Alzheimer's disease, Cognition, Memory, Mental Health
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    Alzheimer’s disease does not only affect elderly populations. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, approximately 5 percent of all cases of the disease in the United States are early-onset, also called younger-onset. Early-onset Alzheimer’s is defined as a diagnosis in someone younger than 65 years old, with individuals often presenting symptoms as early as their 30s…

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  • Alzheimer’s, cognition and mental health part 4: Depression in dementia caregivers

    By: Rachael On: 08-21-2015 Category: Alzheimer's disease, Cognition, Dementia, Depression, Family, Health Care, Mental Health
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    The Alzheimer’s Association reports that approximately 15.5 million individuals in the U.S. are currently Alzheimer’s caregivers. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or any form of dementia can be physically and emotionally demanding, often contributing to the development of mental health issues in these caregivers, such as stress, anxiety and depression. Though it…

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  • Chronic tic disorder: The tics that don’t go away

    By: Rachael On: 08-18-2015 Category: Behavioral Health, Health and Wellness, Mental Health, Mental Illness
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    While tics typically go away on their own after a few months, if these sudden, uncontrollable movements or sounds do not dissipate after one year, they can be categorized as chronic tic disorder. Chronic tic disorder is included in the most recently revised Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), though its classification as…

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  • The modern bystander effect

    By: Rachael On: 08-17-2015 Category: Assault, Behavioral Health, Bystander effect, Crime, Mental Health
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    The bystander effect, also called bystander apathy, is the reality that people observing situations in which they are called to help, such as calling the police or stopping a crime as it is being committed, are less likely to do so in the presence of others. The larger the group of bystanders, the larger the…

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