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Can you help me understand any complications of hypothyroidism found in two siblings at infancy?

Can you help me understand any complications of hypothyroidism found in two siblings at infancy? There are some excellent web sources for congenital (congenital means from birth) hypothyroidism.  There is a trusted source, the National Institutes of Health in the … Continue reading

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How can I help my daughter? She has attempted suicide twice in the last three years.

My daughter is 16 and has attempted suicide twice in the last three years by taking pills. Her biological father committed suicide when she was four months old and her brother was two. He had a mental illness and my … Continue reading

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Can a father’s intoxication at the time of conception affect the baby?

Is there a risk of a child having mental disorders if the father was intoxicated at the time of conception? One time intoxication (I am going to assume alcohol) at the time of sex by the father may not result … Continue reading

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Can the effects of FASD be passed on to a child?

Can the effects of FASD be passed down? Does an FASD person who doesn’t drink during pregnancy pass any FASD effects on to their child? FASD or fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is caused by the mom drinking alcohol during pregnancy. … Continue reading

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What is the treatment success rate for OCD in children?

What is the cure rate for children with OCD?  Or, better yet, what is the management rate for children with OCD?  Can this disorder be helped in children? Children with obsessive compulsive disorder, OCD, have repeated thoughts, images or impulses … Continue reading

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