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Depression in Children

The 'Uncle Dad Syndrome': When Divorced Dads Act Like Carefree Uncles and Why Their Kids Feel Cheated

Alison Patton | Posted 12.18.2014 | Divorce
Alison Patton

The "Uncle Dad Syndrome" is not just about indulging the kids. It's the entire personality of this dad and how he parents.

Wadley, a Three-Year-Old Boy with Clinical Depression

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 03.09.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Wadley and children like him should never know psychological trauma. But this is not the case in our world. Millions of children are abused and neglected, and WWO is helping them heal and be happy through our programs.

Stakes Are High For Children Who Live Through Chronic Financial Instability

Posted 05.16.2012 | Parents

By Rebecca Ruiz Drew McWilliams, a clinician and the Chief Operating Officer at Morrison Child and Family Services in Portland, Ore., suggests that...

A Solution to Lessen Childhood Depression in America

Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D. | Posted 10.03.2011 | Parents
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D.

Today, childhood depression is on the rise in America. More than a million children have been diagnosed with depression. Alongside this rise in children's depression is the alarming decrease of free unstructured play.

More Than Just The Blues?

Paul Heroux | Posted 09.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Heroux

No child chooses to be depressed, and parents typically don't see it coming and sometimes don't recognize it when it is present. But childhood depression is treatable.

Higher Depression Rates In Children Of Divorce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

These are all sobering statistics with the potential to drain the creative energy of our next generation: • Children of divorced parents are seven ...