Phobic Anxiety

Phobic Anxiety

Fears are common in childhood and often go away. A phobia is diagnosed if the fear persists for at least six months and interferes with a child’s daily routine, such as refusing to play outdoors for fear of encountering a dog. Specific phobia refers to the intense,...
Obesity

Obesity

Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight for their age and height. Overweight and obesity in childhood are known to have significant impact on both physical and...
Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia causes strange thinking, strange feelings, and unusual behaviour in children. It is hard to recognize in its early phases. The symptoms and behaviour of children with schizophrenia may be different from that of adults with this illness. With Early...
Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a disorder of muscle control which results from some damage to part of the brain. The term cerebral palsy is used when the problem has occurred early in life, to the developing brain. Children with cerebral palsy can have problems such as muscle...
Developmental Delay

Developmental Delay

Children reach developmental milestones at their own pace. Minor, temporary delays are usually no cause for alarm, but an ongoing delay or multiple delays in reaching milestones can lead to issues later in life. A developmental delay can occur in just one area or in a...