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  1. Will a child's perception of his or her parents' marriage and of family life affect his or her susceptibility to depression in adult life?
  2. What is the pathology behind an intense fear of death as a child?
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  4. My 16-year old daughter can be fine and then suddenly get upset for anywhere between 5 minutes to an hour before returning to normal. She also gained 18 pounds in 2 months, perhaps because a holistic doctor prescribed 2,400 – 3,6000 mgs of fish oil d ...
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  8. My daughter, 17, had benign occipital epileptic fits at age 4, which stopped with Tegretol. Since her school days, she has been aggressive, even abusive. She also has episodes of weeping that suddenly change into silly laughter and euphoric mood. Moo ...
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