Seven-year old James is having considerable difficulty learning to read; nine-year old Chrissie hates maths and has trouble remembering her times tables from one week to the next
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All children experience jealousy, anger, and anxiety when they think that they may miss out on resources, attention, or love from their caregivers.
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Does the sound of your loved ones chewing their food drive you crazy? Do you get irritated by the sound of a computer or a fan humming in the back ground?
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In spite of enormous changes in its structure and functioning, the family is still the main context in which most people are brought up.
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It’s the end of October 2010, and there have been over 2000 earthquakes since 4 September.
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Anorexia nervosa- early detection is the key to recovery!
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A growing body of research supports the powerful positive relationships between humans and their pets.
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However well it goes, there are times when step-parenting presents a significant challenge, especially in the early years.
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Nine-year old James is never ready for school on time. It doesn’t matter how much his parents nag or threaten, he is always late.
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Children with attention deficit /hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are constantly distractible, impulsive and unusually active. They may also have other serious behavioural, emotional and learning problems which can get them into an awful lot of trouble if ADHD is not recognised and treated.
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