When they know they're "going to the doctor," many kids worry a bit about the visit.
Encourage your kids to express their fears, and then address them in ways they understand.
Talk About Why You're Going
Prepare kids by giving them advance notice of a visit — in non-scary language — so it's not a surprise.
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It's important to choose a doctor carefully. You want one who's smart and competent. But you also want a doctor who understands kids' needs and fears and who communicates easily with them in a friendly manner, without talking down to them.
Medical services are always going to be at high demand, no matter the area or the circumstances. One way to ensure that people have faster access to medical services, especially in times of crisis, is by using the telehealth, which can be defined as the remote access of health care services by means of telecommunications technology.
One of the health care services provided is the telemedicine or the fact of being able to have a virtual check with your doctor.
Mostly women go to therapy. This is true as women more often receive therapy because there is less stigma preventing them from doing so. Conversely, societal pressures make men ambivalent to therapy.
Various studies conducted in the U.S. population indicate growing anxiety towards a possibly grim future. Political turmoil, gun violence, global plagues, changing power structure and a widening rich-poor divide make us believe in a future that is more stressful and complicated than the present.
Our children are the most vulnerable. Depression cases among the young are climbing since the 90s. Suicidal cases among 10 to 24-year-olds have risen 56 per cent from 2007 to 2017.
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