Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) is a medical condition, which can be characterized with continuous difficulties of a child with paying attention on something and hyperactivity. For children with AD/HD it is difficult to control own actions or get properly concentrated. Less than 7% of school students suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the majority

Mental Retardation In Today’s Students

Mental Retardation (MR) can be described by considerable limitations in intellectual functioning and lack of conceptual, social and adaptive behavioral abilities. Very frequently cases of mental retardation are accompanied with emotional or physical complications. As a rule, only children under 18 have mental retardation, and it is relatively rare: from 3% to 5% of children

Emotional Disturbances In Modern Children

Emotional disturbances is quite a common condition which many parents of modern kids have to deal with. Many doctors say that there is nothing wrong with the kids who show the signs of a condition like this, but it is very important for all parents of our times to know as much as possible abut

Learning Disability In Young Children

Learning disability (LD) is a kind of neurobiological disorder, when a person faces difficulties and problems when learning or using some skills, like speaking, writing, reading, reasoning, etc. This disorder is rather spread and about 15% of Americans suffer from it. As a rule, it is diagnosed in childhood and develops further with complications when

Smoking In Movies: Direct Effects On Modern Society

As we’ve learned from the previous writing (see Smoking In Movies, Part I), the majority of studies and researches on the issue indicate current increase of the amount of smoking in movies, along with growing importance of smoking characters in movie plots. This can be quite harmful for all modern young children and teenagers, who

Smoking In Movies And Modern Mass Media

In recent years the issue of smoking in modern American movies has turned into a point of interest of many different people, from usual parents and teachers to sociologists and medical specialists. Along with growing rates of violence, sexual abuse, and drug usage in the majority of Hollywood movies, it appears to bring considerable danger

Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy

Munchausen Syndrome by proxy is a chronic form of so called factitious disorder, when a person fabricates or induces syndromes of a hard disease in another person. Frequently it can be related to a parent and little baby, when a mother or (very rarely) a father tries to prove that her child has symptoms of

The Importance Of Water For Us All

It is impossible to underestimate the importance of water for the humanity. Scientists suppose that life on Earth has started under water. Now 75% of our planet is water: as oceans, seas, lakes and rivers, streams and beautiful natural sources, and deposits. We interact with water every day: we use it to wash ourselves, to

The Impact Of Sexuality In Ads On Women’s Health And Life

Advertisement is a very important tool of economic growth, which also affects our mind and our physical being to a great extent. The average American sees about 1500 ads a day. Ads can promote much more than just a product: they promote images, reputation, morals, principles, ideas or models of success, including feelings, perceptions, attractiveness

Morning After Pill Over The Counter???

The PCP (post-coitus pill), the plan B, or so called morning-after pill is considered a unique kind of contraception. It can be used by a woman after an act of unprotected sexual intercourse, as well as in those cases when other contraception methods did not work. There are situations when the birth control pills could