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Excellence in Examinations

Excellence in Examinations Dr. Beena Johnson Behavioural & Developmental Pediatrician. Senior Consultant, Department of Child Guidance Baby Memorial Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.  Education has very important role in determining the future career of an individual. Many students become anxious and … Continue reading

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Children and Electronic media

Children and Electronic media Introduction Television, cell phones, computers, video games and web social networks are dominating the media world and majority of children have access to multiple media. The numbers of children joining social networking websites are increasing daily. … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children

The most common behaviour disorder in children is ADHD. The main symptoms are impaired attention and hyperactivity, evident in more than one situation. The symptoms of inattention are characterized by getting easily distracted by extraneous stimuli, making careless mistakes in … Continue reading

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LEARNING DISORDERS AND ACADEMIC STRESS IN ADOLESCENTS

INTRODUCTION Academic skills form the foundation upon which a student’s performance at school is assessed. For some children, mastering the basic academic skills create inordinate difficulties. Children with learning disorders exhibit academic difficulties out of proportion to their intellectual capacity. … Continue reading

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ADOLESCON 2011

ADOLESCON 2011, the 11th National Conference of the Adolescent Health Chapter of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics will be held at Calicut, Kerala on 17th and 18th September, 2011. The registration form can be downloaded from  the IAP Kerala Website. … Continue reading

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