This shows that many parents are sceptical to the vaccinations, what might have negative consequences for children. The reason why in 1990s and 2000s many children did not receive their vaccination was the publication of The Lancet study by Andrew Wakefield talking about a link between autism and MMR vaccination. The strong phrase that some people still remember is that vaccinations are dangerous. Despite the fact that science has proven this is wrong some people still believe there is link between autism development and MMR vaccination. Therefore it is strange that they are making informed choice.
The drug companies had long been reluctant to do studies on drug effects on children. It has become a known fact that many of the drugs that work for adults do not work for children and teenagers. "We're dealing with developing minds and brains, and medications have a whole different impact in the young developing child than they do in an adult. We don't understand that impact very well. That's where we're still in the Dark Ages."
There has always been a debate about whether are not are not children should be vaccinated before entering into the school system. Vaccinations are a means to keep children safe from diseases, while they are attending schools and daycares. Some children are not being immunized due to reasons such as religious belief, medical reasons, and side effects. Children should be vaccinated before attending school and daycare; it is for their protection as well as other children. There are many controversial issue of whether or not to vaccinate children.
The author talks about different medicines and the affects it has on children. He also talks about placebos and how they affect bipolar disorder in children. His main focus is diagnosing children and the treatments used when they are diagnosed. He states in his open paragraph, “There has been great public and academic interest in the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorders (BD) in children and adolescents over the past decade, originally in the US but now extending internationally. Thus, in the US in the past decade, diagnoses of BD in children under 18 years old have risen 4000% in the community.
SOWK 505-FALL 2012 Assignment #1 Dominique Bush October 1, 2012 Tosha Sweets What Makes Teens Tick Many parents go through a time of misunderstanding and deliberate disobedience with their teenage child, however many do not understand the reasons behind the repetitive actions. The article titled, “What Makes Teens Tick” written by Claudia Wallis had many scientific points as to what the teens are affected by during the time of adolescent maturation and growth. A major project that the article focused on was the imaging of teen brains with a focus on several twin brains. Seeing the difference in exposures in addition to the normal development was a great insight to see how different parts of the brain operate. Another topic that is widely discussed and possibly links too many disorders such as ADHD and or Autisms is pruning of the brain.
Stephen Barlas reports in Psychiatric Times that antidepressants are found to cause “possible suicidal ideation and suicide attempts as side effects” (2006). With these possible side effects, parents are looking at other treatment options to help their children, including the combination of antidepressants with cognitive behavioral therapy. When researching about various antidepressants, fluoxetine, also known as Prozac, offered the most relevant and conclusive data concerning its effects on adolescents, and it was the most noted antidepressant combined with cognitive behavioral therapy. This paper will examine the symptoms of adolescent depression, how using the antidepressant fluoxetine affects depression in adolescents, and the results of studies using the combination of fluoxetine and cognitive behavioral therapy to treat major depression in
Trinity Horn Intro. To Writing Wilcoxon 9/15/2010 At 2 years, cocaine babies suffer cognitive development effects This article is about how many renowned researches wanted to prove their theories about the long term effects cocaine has on infants. The researches followed 415 cocaine-exposed infants to find out how prenatal cocaine exposure affected the developmental outcomes. During these studies they found that a lot of their results were flawed for several reasons; being, high drop-out rates, small sample sizes and etc. So to help them fix where they went wrong they added other factors into their study; such as, mothers’ vocabulary and mental health status.
ADHD Consequences (Early to Late Childhood) October 9, 2011 ADHD Consequences (Early to Late Childhood) Most parents who recognize and accept that their child has ADHD look for treatment of some kind. It might be prescription medication, natural methods like diet and supplements, or therapy and/or coaching. Some kids, though, never get properly diagnosed or treated. Sometimes it is a matter of refusing to believe that your child has ADHD, sometimes it’s because there’s no one who cares enough to point it out. In the case of low income families, it may be a matter of finances.
What I will be informing you about Autism is causes and risk factors, Symptoms as well as signs and tests, and finally Treatment for this disorder. VI. This disorder doesn’t just affect the person that has it, but his or her family also. Many families struggle to understand what causes this disorder and how they can treat their son or daughter to his or her needs. The situation varies from child to child, as autism isn’t the same in everyone.
When a baby is born under the influence of a drug after nine months of exposure they go through terrible withdrawals within a few days of being born. Depending on what drug they are addicted to they can experience symptoms for up to months at a time. In most cases these babies will need to be put on medication to go through withdrawal safely. Without these medications to aide with withdrawal symptoms they go through withdrawal such as an adult would. “They scream, twitch and vomit.