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Evaluating Suicide Risk in Adolescents
According to Canadian statistics, the incidence of suicide attempts among adolescents may be as high as 8% (Simeon, 1989).
Death in the Workplace:
With the ageing of our population and the increased numbers of workers over 50 (many of whom are struggling to support elderly, dying parents), issues…
What Makes an Event Traumatic?
Although the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (4th ed.) (DSM-IV) defines posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as exposure to a traumatic event during…
Identifying Bereaved Children At-Risk in the School System
When a child experiences the death of a parent or sibling, family life, as once known, comes to a dramatic and oftenfrightening halt. Bereaved children…
Treatment of Posttraumatic Anxiety
Other articles in this Newsletter have pointed out how exposure to traumatic events can shatter an individual’s sense of security and lead to a marked…
Identification of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities in Children
Many people are familiar with the idea of a Language-based Learning Disability (LLD) that is characterized by difficulties learning to read that are apparent…
Would My Child Benefit from a Psychological Assessment?
Many parents, educators and physicians are presented with children and teens experiencing a variety of problems including; learning at school, attending…
How to Help your Child Cope:
In the days following the terrorist attacks of September 11th, many parents worried about what to tell their children.
Did You Know? Anxiety Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence
Did you know that anxiety is the most prevalent psychiatric disorder diagnosed in children and adolescents?
Links to a number of psychological associations and a variety of psychological disorders.