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Parenting Strategies for Patients With Mental Illness

Topics: Parenting Strategies | Practice Tools and Tips | Working With Families

“To love and work” was how Freud saw the goal of psychiatric treatment. Mental illness robs people of many meaningful roles, from work to parenting. We spoke with Marie Yap, director of the award-winning Parenting Strategies program, to learn how to help our patients function better as parents and prevent psychiatric disorders in their children.

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Research Update

Would Treating Kids With ADHD Help Their Mothers?

Topics: ADHD | Child Psychiatry | Research Update | Working With Families

Review of: Gokcen C et al, J Child Adolesc Psychopharm 2018;28(5):350–353 Parenting a child with ADHD can be challenging. Parents often report feeling stressed, burned out, or depressed while caring for their children with ADHD. When ADHD medications lead to significant improvements in a child’s behavior, can that alleviate symptoms in parents? A

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