Anger management in children

At a grocery store, an elementary school-aged boy named John asked his mother to buy him chocolate.  When she refused, the boy started hitting her in front of others.  The mother reacted to this by raising her voice and saying, “Yes, go ahead, hit me, hit me!!!” Unfortunately, children hitting …

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South Asian Emotion: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Events such as the 8.9 earthquake in Japan, tsunami in Sri Lanka or Hurricane Katrina wreak havoc on people’s lives and can have long-lasting, devastating effects. Our bodies and minds can go into shock as we try to wrap our heads around the horror that a natural disaster caused. Such …

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