Tag Archives: depression

Identifying and Supporting Girls with Depression

By Stephanie Filio A recent Washington Post article grabbed the attention of educators by pointing out statistics that show a rising trend of depression in girls, and at alarmingly younger ages than before. One study showed that symptoms begin presenting … Continue reading

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Perfectionism and Depression in Gifted Kids

By Myles Cooley, Ph.D., author of A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator: How to Recognize, Understand, and Help Challenged (and Challenging) Students Succeed (Revised & Updated Edition) Childhood depression has multiple causes. Genetics play … Continue reading

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Teaching and Parenting Tips for Brain Awareness Week

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., CSAC, author of What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried, Mad: How to Deal with Your Anger and Get Respect, and coauthor of Siblings: You’re Stuck with Each Other, So Stick Together Brain Awareness … Continue reading

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