Feeling Stressed Out?
Would You Rather Be Out and About?
The holidays are an exciting time of good cheer, warm family traditions, and spending time with friends. Or, are they?
Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD, FAED
William and Jeanne Jordan Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders
Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Professor of Nutrition in the Gillings School of Global Public Health
Director of the UNC Eating Disorders Program
Cognitive-Behavior Therapy in Occupational Therapy
There has been an increasing trend in pediatric clients with mood disorders entering occupational therapy over the last few years. One practitioner discusses using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), among other strategies, for pediatric clients. (Advance, 28(15):17) Read more.
Children and teens with bipolar disorder experience unusual and extreme mood changes, which can affect energy and behavior. These changes are different from normal childhood and adolescent ups and downs. At times, those with bipolar disorder feel very happy and are much more active than usual. But other times, they feel extremely sad and are much less active.
- Worrying a lot
- Being over afraid
Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD
Director of the Hispanic Treatment Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University
Lecturer on Social Medicine, Harvard University
Ron Rapee, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Centre for Emotional Health