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I've Dealt With a Rare Skin Disorder All of My Life—Here's What It Taught Me About Beauty

When I was younger, I had a fear of makeup counters. The bright lights above the glass counters that made me feel more exposed, the intimidating line of products that promised to make me more beautiful, the judgment I felt as the makeup ladies approached me. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below See, while other kids… Read More »

Helping a child with obsessive-compulsive disorder

If your child has obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), you know that this condition affects not only your child but also your entire family. The guidance that follows can help parents gain a better understanding of OCD, learn helpful strategies to support their children, and ease distress all around. What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? OCD typically includes uncontrollable,… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Bipolar Disorder

In treating pregnant women with mood or anxiety disorders, we tend to focus primarily on the reproductive safety of psychotropic medications; however, it must be recognized that withholding or withdrawing pharmacologic treatment for depression or anxiety during pregnancy may carry some degree of risk. Untreated psychiatric illness in the mother cannot be considered a benign… Read More »