Child Psychiatry of Dallas

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Ma*****na users with depression more likely to think about su***de, study finds - News Break 06/30/2021

Ma*****na users with depression more likely to think about su***de, study finds - News Break

https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2288482644233/ma*****na-users-with-depression-more-likely-to-think-about-su***de-study-finds

Ma*****na users with depression more likely to think about su***de, study finds - News Break June 22 (UPI) -- Young adults who use ma*****na daily are more likely to have suicidal thoughts, plan a su***de attempt or attempt su***de than non-users, an analysis published Tuesday by JAMA Network Open found. Among adults age 18 to 34 with a history of depression who reported using the...

What is Delta 8 THC and why is it considered 'legal w**d' in Texas? 06/15/2021

What is Delta 8 THC and why is it considered 'legal w**d' in Texas?

"We know Delta 9 THC is habit forming. Delta 8 THC is likely to have that property as well. If you're using it, you may find it's harder to stop than you thought."
https://abc13.com/delta-8-thc-9-ma*****na-in-texas-laws/10674338/

What is Delta 8 THC and why is it considered 'legal w**d' in Texas? This lush green plant is creating buzz in Texas. ABC13's Steve Campion investigated what it is, its effects on the body and why demand is so high.

COVID-19 and its’ Affects on Mental Health in Children 05/29/2021

COVID-19 and its’ Affects on Mental Health in Children

https://newsbyaj.wordpress.com/2021/05/28/covid-19-and-its-affects-on-mental-health-in-children/

COVID-19 and its’ Affects on Mental Health in Children When COVID-19 hit the country thousands of children were forced to be isolated in their houses for their own safety. Schools were forced to go online, and students were no longer able to get out of…

Teens and Anger | Child Mind Institute 05/25/2021

Teens and Anger | Child Mind Institute

https://childmind.org/article/teens-and-anger/

Teens and Anger | Child Mind Institute Teens are prone to angry outbursts, especially under stress. Tips for parents on how to help them find less harmful ways of expressing anger.

What Are the Symptoms of Depression in Teenagers? 05/25/2021

What Are the Symptoms of Depression in Teenagers?

https://childmind.org/article/what-are-the-symptoms-of-depression-in-teenagers/

What Are the Symptoms of Depression in Teenagers? Signs your child might be more than moody. What are the symptoms of depression in teenagers and how to address and treat the issue.

Helping Resistant Teens into Treatment 05/25/2021

Helping Resistant Teens into Treatment

https://childmind.org/article/helping-resistant-teens-into-treatment/

Helping Resistant Teens into Treatment Why resistant teens need to want to get better to actually get better and how to encourage them to seek out the help they need.

Mental Health Disorders and Teen Substance Use 05/25/2021

Mental Health Disorders and Teen Substance Use

https://childmind.org/article/mental-health-disorders-and-substance-use/

Mental Health Disorders and Teen Substance Use Teenagers struggling with ADHD, anxiety, depression and other emotional problems often turn to alcohol or drugs to help them manage painful feelings. But because their brains are still developing, teenage “self-medication” is more dangerous than it is for adults.

05/20/2021

10 Psychologist Recommended Kids Books

https://books.childrensbookassociation.com/top-10-psychologist-wonder-jeremy-03-24-21-cs?utm_source=JS&utm_campaign=05.07.19%20-%20Weekend%20Wins%20-%20%28mbl%29%20%28w%2Fblocks%29%20&utm_medium=outbrain&s1=JS&s3=05.07.19%20-%20Weekend%20Wins%20-%20%28mbl%29%20%28w%2Fblocks%29%20&s4=outbrain&cep=d-5p2qMS75CBN5dixaSoCZ_4yQ6M9S3r7zcfG9a7I86yQUnnulv0OxkGw1QhOcKIqVHKJU53OzlQci9EdPgP1KRKDP7N7MjExJsHblWnAg_lMfCv8cElnaqga8kGxObE8LyEJiWAQwJ_6PNUCwJV40evsc2pv6v_PMRziVfyOzzElw3qcQkfVSKvybJxTxg6XMo6oMBD1hVkJXIP3kmBqHZKrD2QqeRiG3_sx5HJ0NUlSNHmSZVoOFzw6sowYyhZmFt3Ld8J9UwZx77Cy_98hDi9usU3r10VFSlWTefJK2Am9PgsH-7dU4k-lHL-buOwZlr-4PLHpUVOIPIBOPvQ1F0pYTkOlvCw20fafx3wHc9aTYA8qT_YbOie-dQmaPq854FMrpzexjVcG5Ny0zd4REZxBsitdme2CUcW3svW8yO0pv8IQdkls9ilCJFVKX3FHxOA9JGsbvoBTESb0NmE76mGz6OOMeAaOgjQQxyAKLojqmVg2ti80mhcwZb2bMVY9TKPZQ7tgmsLqLQIJym3wT8FJ3fc706q6aWjtvVexXcXAQ1yxU7sB1maI2o_RsTxhnhozD8VC47TNFidBw2B6FJERhWTYxNwplbMaSlU0bJts25ppabEQUybLNwFvcEVVdRvPA1Xw9eg5lRx2XAiL4mA286kKU2JC10FklwQuQnfLcPV2jItksq8VDAPpPuOFtmBWEvGiEY_pdhvWgS4Mg&lptoken=168921d3534939e81511&MBuyer=JS&title=Psychologists+Say+These+%2210+Kids+Books%22+Make+All+the+Difference&ad=%7Bad_id%7D§ion=CNN&publisher=CNN+%28Turner+U.S.%29&site=0010207ecdf4c62cfba32bfaf33a3ec5a4&dicbo=v1-3eccddba3f08d8952693f2699d723cdb-00efe634bb576c482bc59ac3b4b8057ffe-muywknzshfstcllcge4dmljug43wgllcgzsdqljrgrsdcnddguydenbrge

10 Psychologist Recommended Kids Books Psychologists everywhere have noticed an uptick in children experiencing anxiety, stress, confusion, and other issues that have come as a result of 2020. We should note that these are completely normal things for children to experience, but what is the best way to work through these feelings? Many p...

Allen Brothers Murder, Su***de Plot Reveals a Rise in Su***de Attempts - Local Profile 04/29/2021

Allen Brothers Murder, Su***de Plot Reveals a Rise in Su***de Attempts - Local Profile

How You Can Help: TAG
If you start to notice some of these signs of su***de in someone you know, refer to the Grant Halliburton Foundation’s acronym TAG — take it seriously, ask questions and get help.

https://localprofile.com/2021/04/09/allen-brothers-murder-su***de-plot-reveals-a-rise-in-su***de-attempts/

Allen Brothers Murder, Su***de Plot Reveals a Rise in Su***de Attempts - Local Profile Brothers 19-year-old Farhan and 21-year-old Tanvir Towhid struggled with mental illness for years. Farhan, specifically, suffered from depression since he

selfridges.com 01/17/2021

How to treat maskne | beauty sos | Selfridges

How to tackle Mask induced acne. https://www.selfridges.com/GB/en/features/articles/beauty/beauty-sos/how-to-treat-maskne/

selfridges.com Words: Grace Gargini If I'd asked you a year ago whether you thought face coverings would become an essential part of

psychiatryadvisor.com 12/11/2020

THC Content Has Increased By Up to 5.7mg Per Year Since the 1970s - Psychiatry Advisor

https://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/home/topics/addiction/cannabis-use-disorder/thc-content-has-increased-by-up-to-5-7mg-per-year-over-since-the-1970s/
This makes it more addictive and more likely to cause psychiatric issues

psychiatryadvisor.com A study found that concentrations of delta‐9‐tetrahydrocannabinol in international cannabis markets increased from 1970 to 2017.

dfwchild.com 04/08/2020

COVID-19 Archives - DFWChild

Covid resources

https://dfwchild.com/category/covid-19/

dfwchild.com COVID-19 Celebrate Autism Awareness Month at HomeCheck out some ideas from us and Autism Speaks on how you can bring awareness to and celebrate Autism Awareness Month during the month of April.

washingtonpost.com 04/04/2020

Perspective | How to actually do this remote-learning thing while also working from home

https://s2.washingtonpost.com/24cd67b/5e875db6fe1ff6038cf2b35a/bWVnaG5hODhAZ21haWwuY29t/20/53/f343f92fd5a2931768905dc033023034

washingtonpost.com As more schools move to remote learning, parents can’t help but wonder how to actually facilitate that learning for their kids while also working from home. Here are a few strategies to navigate this overwhelming time.

[03/19/20]   All current patients will be changed to telemedicine visits during Coronavirus Pandemic Precautions.

variety.com 03/19/2020

How Celebrities Are Trying to Help You Cope With Coronavirus Anxiety

https://variety.com/2020/film/news/lizzo-yo-yo-ma-hamilton-josh-gad-coronavirus-1203534294/?utm_campaign=News&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=84944466&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8hg1v7GtPmTdCF80USRCapPSCdgZeXTdBDEcyIzUZNHhqQvfAUz3sfmYckmsvRCwNmkphMLplFGjgkaLJVgan7xLTmag&_hsmi=84944466

variety.com Finding a little inner peace might seem all but impossible amidst the current state of quarantines, cancellations and an overwhelming sense of anxiety spurred by coronavirus pandemic. But even on t…

washingtonpost.com 01/20/2020

Perspective | Too much screen time? Even a small family ritual can help combat overuse.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2020/01/15/too-much-screen-time-even-small-family-ritual-can-help-combat-overuse/?utm_campaign=on_parenting&utm_medium=Email&utm_source=Newsletter&wpisrc=nl_parent&wpmm=1

washingtonpost.com Many parents try to impose limits, but devices still get woven into various family rituals — from mealtimes to bedtime. Here's how to fight back.

verywellmind.com 01/18/2020

Mindfulness Meditation - How Do I Do It?

https://www.verywellmind.com/mindfulness-meditation-88369

verywellmind.com What is mindfulness meditation? How is it done? Learn a basic technique and get times on incorporating mindfulness into your life.

childmind.org 01/15/2020

How to Change Negative Thinking Patterns | Child Mind Institute

https://childmind.org/article/how-to-change-negative-thinking-patterns/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=READ%20MORE&utm_campaign=Weekly-01-14-20

childmind.org Unhealthy, negative thinking patterns called cognitive distortions can contribute to depression, anxiety, and emotional dysregulation. How to identify them.

childmind.org 01/15/2020

How to Help Kids Who Are Too Hard on Themselves

https://childmind.org/article/how-to-help-kids-who-are-too-hard-on-themselves/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=READ%20MORE&utm_campaign=Weekly-01-14-20

childmind.org What experts call negative self-talk can also reflect an unhealthy tendency in kids to think the worst of themselves.

childmind.org 01/15/2020

12 Tips to Raise Confident Children | Building Self-Esteem | Child Mind Institute

https://childmind.org/article/12-tips-raising-confident-kids/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=READ%20MORE&utm_campaign=Weekly-01-14-20

childmind.org How to help children feel they can handle what comes their way. Tips for parents and caregivers on raising confident kids.

usatoday.com 12/13/2019

Su***de prevention hotline to have three-digit number for mental health emergencies: 988

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/12/12/988-su***de-prevention-number-fcc-approval/4411812002/

usatoday.com When the months-long process is completed, U.S. residents will be able to call 988 for help in a mental health emergency.

news.utoledo.edu 11/22/2019

UToledo News » Blog Archive » Fewer toys lead to richer play experiences, UT researchers find

http://news.utoledo.edu/index.php/12_18_2017/fewer-toys-lead-to-richer-play-experiences-ut-researchers-find?fbclid=IwAR0gZ0_ROqXrrRz-rOKMRJFd7_XumIWPSnBWyZTiELSOcNHORE1Z6UTiS14

news.utoledo.edu A team of University of Toledo researchers studied whether the number of toys in a toddler’s environment influenced their quality of play. Their findings: Less is definitely more when it comes to creative, healthy play.

11/20/2019

Lab School Lecture Series — Catherine McCarthy, MD

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=498PRr4ZtmM&fbclid=IwAR3SW3Vo27J4vYKEdYC1eFxVDTKTRosWh25Gdsm9U-x1Mg-eE4Ssx_sDQs4

The Lab School of Washington, April 17, 2019 – "Hot Topics on ADHD: Update on the Most Recent Findings in ADHD Research" Catherine McCarthy, MD Child, Adoles...

theguardian.com 10/30/2019

Why Joker's depiction of mental illness is dangerously misinformed

Really good movie, however keep in mind the portrayal of mental illness in the movie is inaccurate.

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/oct/21/joker-mental-illness-joaquin-phoenix-dangerous-misinformed

theguardian.com With films playing a key role in shaping attitudes to mental health, two doctors say Joaquin Phoenix’s troubled supervillain perpetuates damaging stereotypes

treehousechildpsychiatry.wordpress.com 09/24/2019

All About ADHD (aka “Brain Asthma”)

https://treehousechildpsychiatry.wordpress.com/2019/07/31/all-about-adhd-aka-brain-asthma/?fbclid=IwAR3-IQ6d8qw3k7WQP-9_iz4sDPWquPDbDV1a0Lc8l2TE0RC6d7jdB7diTGc

treehousechildpsychiatry.wordpress.com Imagine a world in which you have asthma (a disease where the lungs don’t work well, making it difficult to breathe), and in this world, asthma is not well understood by most people or even m…

thriveglobal.com 09/24/2019

The Conversation We Need to Be Having Around the Student Mental Health Crisis

thriveglobal.com Let's make mental well-being as important as physical well-being.

staging.mhanational.org 09/24/2019

Back to School: Preventing Su***de | Mental Health America

staging.mhanational.org It can be hard to know how to deal with all the things life throws at us. For some, sometimes death seems like the only option. More young people survive su***de attempts than die, but even one death…

staging.mhanational.org 09/24/2019

Back to School: Preventing Su***de | Mental Health America

staging.mhanational.org It can be hard to know how to deal with all the things life throws at us. For some, sometimes death seems like the only option. More young people survive su***de attempts than die, but even one death…

washingtonpost.com 09/08/2019

It doesn’t matter if it’s sugary or diet: New study links all soda to an early death

https://beta.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/09/04/it-doesnt-matter-if-its-sugary-or-diet-new-study-links-all-soda-an-early-death/?outputType=amp

washingtonpost.com Drinking two or more glasses a day of any soda was associated with higher death rates.

washingtonpost.com 09/08/2019

What we know about the mysterious vaping-linked illnesses and deaths

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2019/09/07/what-we-know-about-mysterious-vaping-linked-illnesses-deaths/?tid=hybrid_collaborative_1_na-amp

washingtonpost.com Warnings about e-cigarettes have taken on new urgency in recent weeks as authorities scramble to understand a rash of mysterious vaping-linked illnesses that have put healthy people in the hospital with serious lung diseases.

latimes.com 09/06/2019

As with adults, there's no easy way to address weight with children

https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-08-30/as-with-adults-theres-no-easy-way-to-address-weight-with-children

latimes.com Childhood obesity often leads to adult obesity, and to higher risk for conditions including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

medium.com 08/08/2019

Avoid AP Course Overload: It May Matter Less Than You Think

https://medium.com/edmodoblog/avoid-ap-course-overload-it-matters-less-than-you-think-3382c064d7f2

medium.com AP courses offer benefits, but an intense focus on them can cause overload, stress, and counter-productive outcomes for students.

psychiatrictimes.com 07/17/2019

Brain Training Games May Reduce Teenagers’ Vulnerability to Depression and Anxiety

https://www.psychiatrictimes.com/child-adolescent-psychiatry/brain-training-games-may-reduce-teenagers-vulnerability-depression-and-anxiety

psychiatrictimes.com A study aimed to find out if cognitive training exercises that can boost attentional control and working memory could also influence emotional functioning.

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400 N Allen Dr, Ste 103
Allen, TX
75013

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Meghna Joshi, MD completed her residency training in general psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and served as Assistant Chief Resident during her last year. Dr. Joshi completed her fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Texas A&M University Scott and White Hospital program in Temple, Texas and served as the Chief Resident. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings and with a wide variety of age groups during residency and fellowship. Dr. Joshi is currently Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She enjoys spending time with her family and feels that being a parent allows her to have a better understanding of her patients and their family units. What is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist? The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy who specializes in the diagnosis and, if indicated, the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families the advantages of a medical education, the medical traditions of professional ethics, and medical responsibility for providing comprehensive care. -American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Child psychiatrists can evaluate your child and make a diagnosis or differential diagnoses and recommendations for treatment. A child psychiatrist can also prescribe medications and/or therapy for treatment of various psychiatric disorders. They will usually coordinate care with the child's pediatrician, teachers, and/or therapy to provide the most comprehensive care.

Opening Hours

9am - 5pm
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