Parental tips on talking to teens about dating and relationships

Parental tips on talking to teens about dating and relationships

Mrs. Wilson was shocked to see her teenaged daughter’s prom night pics. In every picture, she was seen standing close to a person of her age and they were mostly clicked while drinking and smoking. Wilson was expecting her daughter to visit during the holidays and talk to her about her dating life, but when the moment came, she could not bring herself to broach the subject. Read more

Social media propagates feeling of isolation and disconnectedness

Social media propagates feeling of isolation and disconnectedness

Social media has taken the world by storm in the last decade. People use it for professional networking as well as to stay connected with friends and family. Some of the popular sites, such as Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, have been joined by millions who share pictures and videos with their community and upload memories of their vacations and achievements. Read more

Cost-effective medication for treating ADHD

Cost-effective medication for treating ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder that includes symptoms like lack of concentration, forgetfulness, hyperactivity and the inability to complete any task, all that can create unwanted behaviour among school-going children as well as working adults. Treatment through medication can help reduce such symptoms though the procedure can vary from one individual to another as the same medication may not work for all. Some of the common medications that are used for the treatment of ADHD include stimulants like amphetamines, methamphetamine, methylphenidate and non-stimulants like atomoxetine (Strattera), clonidine and guanfacine. Read more