Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 2

Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 2

PTSD in a mental illness not understood by many people. People who do know about PTSD in children often have many misconceptions about it. While writing, Does My Child Have PTSD? I discovered 10 common myths and misconceptions about PTSD in children. In my latest...
Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 1

Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 1

What comes to your mind when you hear about PTSD in children? This childhood mental illness is not well known to the general public. That’s why there’s a good chance that some of your first thoughts are misconceptions. While writing, Does My Child Have...
When PTSD in Children Is Misdiagnosed as ADHD

When PTSD in Children Is Misdiagnosed as ADHD

Did you know that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is often misdiagnosed in kids as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? Guest blogger and ABA therapist, Ruth Stieff, explains how’s she’s learned to determine the difference between ADHD...