Breaking down Elderly Depression

February 3rd, 2008

Elderly depression is frequently seen as an amorphous term that may have a host of various conditions fall underneath its umbrella. Thus it is not surprising to find that professionals have chosen to break down elderly depression as basically encompassing two different – albeit related – disorders: bipolar disorders (which was formerly known as manic depression) and major depressive disorder which encompasses everything else.

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Doctors and Diagnosing Autism

February 3rd, 2008

When a doctor first suggests that your child has Autism, your immediate reaction might be disbelief and the urge to seek a second, third, or even fourth opinion. Because Autism is so different in every child, it is a tricky disorder to diagnose. However, there are a few key ways in which doctors can efficiently identify Autism in children, and if your infant or toddler is showing any of these signs of Autism, you should visit your pediatrician immediately to express your concerns.

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