Dr. Laura Markley, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Akron Children’s Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology, answers questions for Mental Health Awareness Month. Suicide is the number one cause of death in adolescents 10-14 and the second leading cause for adolescents 15 and older in Ohio. Dr. Markley talks about some common myths. The […]
For teenage girls, the desire to be thin and fit in may be the basis for a strict regimen of diet and exercise. Taken too far, it may be an indication that they’re struggling with an eating disorder.