As young people return to public spaces and social situations, an Akron Children’s Hospital child psychiatrist cautions parents and caregivers to be mindful of new stressors that trigger anxiety-related responses. “With any age child, the anxiety can present with undesired behaviors, including significant tantrums,” said Dr. Laura Markley, medical director, Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry. “It is important […]
They say events that happen in a person’s childhood – even seemingly insignificant ones – can directly impact how that person feels and acts as an adult. For our newest child psychiatrist, Dr. Susan Neilan, perhaps growing up with 3 older brothers taught her how to connect with others. Or, maybe the goodness of her […]
Technology has changed how we stay connected with family and friends, how we shop, pay our bills, work, play, and even manage our health. During a recent radio interview, Dr. John Bober, of Akron Children’s Hospital, also talked about how technology, specifically telemedicine, is making a huge impact in healthcare.
We all know that exercise and physical activity are good for us. But, besides the physical benefits, did you know that it also can help decrease anxiety and improve our mood? And for kids, there’s an even smarter benefit. Exercise gives them a mental boost that lasts well into their later years. In the video […]