EFFECTS OF COVID -19 ON CHILDREN’S PSYCHOSOCIAL WELL-BEING
The Covid -19 crisis can bring with it opportunities for personal growth and family cohesion, disadvantages may outweigh these benefits for children. It may be a particularly challenging time especially for children with special needs, such as children with disabilities, traumatic experiences, already existing mental health problems, migrant background and […]
DIAGNOSIS, RISK FACTORS AND TREATMENT OF POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION
DIAGNOSIS Typically, a diagnosis of postpartum depression is considered after signs and symptoms persist for at least two weeks. A doctor may aim to rule out baby blues by asking the person with suspect PPD to complete a depression screening questionnaire such as the Edinburgh Post Natal Depression Screening Scale. […]
Education – Does Kindness have a role?
Dr. Maymunah speaks on “Education – Does Kindness have a role?” at First Bank Webinar
HOW TO DEAL, PREVENT AND CARE FOR A SLEEPWALKER
While waking up a sleepwalking child is not harmful, it makes the child confused, scared, or even cranky. So what do you do when you find the child sleepwalking? Don’t panic. Gently guide the child back to bed and stay until they are safely asleep. Use reassuring or comforting words […]
Sleepwalking is a sleeping disorder in children and adults but is more prevalent in the former than the latter. Also called somnambulism, sleepwalking is high in children who have bed-wetting problems. Most kids outgrow this problem before teenage. Sleepwalking is the act of walking and performing complex tasks. Activities can […]
The birth of a child is often anticipated and heralded as a joyful occasion. The successful delivery and great health of both mother and child are touted as bliss. And notwithstanding the joy this comes with, having a baby can be stressful irrespective of the anticipation and how much love […]
HOW TO HANDLE BULLYING
What the parents should know One of the best pieces of advice for parents on bullying is to be a good role model for their children on things like anger management, conflict resolution, etc. Parents, siblings, and caregivers all serve as role models for children. From these role models, children […]
Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. It includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on […]
DEEP EXPRESSION BOOK LAUNCH
The most anticipated book launch was finally held on Sunday, 11th July 2021. The excitement of everyone positively infected me and made the event a huge success. The stage was beautifully set, the guest graced the occasion with enthusiasm and joy.