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Emotional Disorders

Overmedicating Children in Foster Care

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Children who come into foster care often have been exposed to multiple traumatic events including the removal from their families, and may be at higher risk for mental health problems and emotional disorders. Too often multiple medications may be used without other kinds of effective treatments that might better address the underlying trauma children are experiencing.

REVEALED: Where Emotions Are 'Felt' In Your Body

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

Scientists have long known that common emotions can trigger sensations in our bodies -- whether it's butterflies in the stomach (anxiety) or hot cheek...

Autism Conference in Washington Highlights Hope

Jim Luce | Posted 02.12.2014 | Impact
Jim Luce

Having written about being wowed by youth leader Joey Lowenstein (HuffPo), a teen living with and conquering autism, and preparing to award him the 20...

3 Ways To Beat Emotional Eating Without Quitting Chocolate

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

By Dr. Mehmet Oz Here's how to avoid the weighty aftermath of using calories for comfort. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on Faceb...

When do I tell a new friend about my emotional baggage?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene: I have difficulty making new friends because of all of the heavy stuff I have to reveal to them. I've tried two basic approach...