A Psychologist's Thoughts on Clinical Practice, Behavior, and Life
May 16, 2018
Being a parent is never easy but it's particularly difficult when your child is ill.
Not with the commonplace cold or pinkeye which every child gets, but with a chronic
medical condition which requires continual monitoring and intervention.
A Norwegian study revealed the effect which having a child with a
congenital heart defect has (more…)
May 9, 2018
A news article once described an eight-year-old, second grade Colorado boy who was pepper sprayed by the police after he tore a sharp piece of wood from the wall and then tried to stab teachers with it. The ensuing debate revolved about whether the police had behaved judiciously. Was it ever right to pepper (more…)
May 7, 2018
The Problem That Children Suffering With Cancer Have With Friendships
Experiencing cancer is difficult at any age but is particularly difficult for children. So much of how children relate depends on appearance, that a potential friend seems like them, and some medical treatments impact how one looks. Even to the degree that a child (more…)