Condition Center: Behavior therapy

Lowering Dental Visit Anxiety

Many people get a little anxious about seeing the dentist. But severe anxiety about the dentist may cause people to delay or stop dental care, which ...

Do Alternative Autism Therapies Work?

There are many web sources singing the praises of herbs, vitamins and other alternative therapies for the treatment of autism. Do any of them work? A...

Taking a Look at ADHD Treatments

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is a common problem among children, and research suggests that it may be growing. So how ...

Teach ‘Em When They’re Young

Compared to teenagers, it’s easier to get kids to break bad eating habits and start exercising. The earlier kids can learn to be healthy, the bette...

Is That Vein Going To Pop?

You may know someone who has been to anger management classes. Typically these people have a history of emotional instability, but should classes be ...

Does Dad Matter?

The transition from childhood to adolescence can be a bumpy one. It is a time where peers become much more important, and parents less so. At leas...

Preventing Teen Violence

Teaching teens impulse control and social awareness could be a cost-effective crime prevention plan. Residual benefits from this program could last a...

Eating Right with ADHD

A lot of the symptoms and behaviors of pediatric attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comes from food and diet. Doctors already know th...

Respite from Tics

While ADHD has been known to cause academic challenges for children and adolescents, tic disorders that sometimes accompany ADHD can affect a yout...

Behaving Badly: A Childhood Disorder

Millions of children across the United States are affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). These children have to deal with a ...