Seasonal Affective Disorder in Teens

In the cold, snowy, winter months ahead, we often think of the holidays and pleasant memories with our families from years past. For many, however, this time of year is not a cheerful one. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression whose onset is typically in the winter months, although summer SAD exists […]

How Can I Identify an Eating Disorder?

Identifying an eating disorder in a teenager can be challenging. Kids go through so many bodily changes quickly. Some kids grow tall before gaining body mass, appearing skinny before they begin to fill out.  According to data from the National Comorbidity Survey Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A), “the lifetime prevalence of eating disorders among U.S. adolescents aged […]