• FEBRUARY 25, 2014
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    The National: Eating Disorders in Dubai: Anna’s story

    The National: Eating Disorders in Dubai: Anna’s story

    Jennifer Bell, The National, February 24, 2014 Updated: February 25, 2014 10:40:00 http://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/annas-story-the-model-student-who-was-starving-herself-to-death  But it all came at a terrible cost. Anna was slowly dying of starvation before everyone’s eyes, said Jared Alden, of the German Neuroscience Centre. The former patient is a perfect example of how greater parental expectations on the first born can

    • FEBRUARY 19, 2014
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    ADHD in adults (Dr. Marquardt, Dubai Neurologist)

    ADHD in adults (Dr. Marquardt, Dubai Neurologist)

    Approximately 5 to 10% of children between the ages of 6 and 18 years are affected by ADHD. Boys are 3 to 4 times more affected than girls. For a long time people believed that ADHD occurs solely during childhood. But in 30% of the affected children the symptoms persist – possibly in a milder

    • FEBRUARY 19, 2014
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    Aquarius: Jared, Dubai Psychologist, speaks about how to be your authentic self

    Aquarius: Jared, Dubai Psychologist, speaks about how to be your authentic self

    Aquarius, Louisa Wilkins, 18 Feb 2014 | 11:54 am Most of us grew up believing that by the time we hit our 30s, we’d have it all figured out. What a shock then to get here and realise that, while we may have done 
a good job of achieving all the milestones in our very

    • FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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    إضطرابات الأكل عند المراهقين: مشكلةٌ تؤرق الأهل

    إنها من أكثر المشكلات التي يعانيها الأهل مع أولادهم، ألا وهي إضطرابات الأكل. فمن الخوف المتزايد من السمنة إلى الإفراط في تقليد المشاهير وعارضي الأزياء، يدور المراهقون ومعهم ذويهم في دوامة إضطرابات الأكل والمشاكل الناجمة عنها. أنواع إضطرابات الأكل يقول جاريد ألدين، المعالج النفسي المرخص في مركز علم الأعصاب الألماني في دبي أن اضطرابات الأكل

    • JANUARY 23, 2014
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    The National: German neurologist in Dubai, Dr Marquardt, speaks about Schumachers accident

    The National: German neurologist in Dubai, Dr Marquardt, speaks about Schumachers accident

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014 www.thenational.ae A long road to uncertain recovery The prospects of recovery from serious head trauma are unpredictable, with the severity of the initial injuries having a major impact on the outcome. As Michael Schumacher remains in a coma almost three weeks since a skiing accident, experts are guarded on his possible

    • DECEMBER 18, 2013
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    Dubai One TV: Being a successful Expat with Jared Alden

    Dubai One TV: Being a successful Expat with Jared Alden

    • DECEMBER 10, 2013
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    The Power of PosiTiviTy By Noora Kobty

    The Power of PosiTiviTy By Noora Kobty

    ‘Modern day life is filled with constant stress. We often forget the power of our thoughts to channel positive energy to get us through difficult situations. Frankie Rozwadowska explores how necessary it is to train our minds to focus on the good in order to combat the bad.  Is the glass half full or half

    • NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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    Today is World Kindness Day November 13

    Today is World Kindness Day November 13

    Today is World Kindness Day Kindness is the act or the state of being kind. Mark Twain summarized kindness when he said it is “the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”. The World Kindness Day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement. It is observed in over 20

    • NOVEMBER 5, 2013
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    Khaleej Times: IN TWO MINDS, When mind is the matter

    Khaleej Times: IN TWO MINDS, When mind is the matter

    IN TWO MINDS When mind is the matter By Karen Ann Monsy Friday, November 01, 2013   For many sufferers of bipolar disorder, surfing on the emotional highs can be unpredictable and addictive — but the spiral into depression is just as real Afew years ago, coming out to say you have a mental disorder would have been unheard

    • OCTOBER 22, 2013
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    The National: Calls for psychology in UAE schools to improve pupil behavior

    The National: Calls for psychology in UAE schools to improve pupil behavior

    ABU DHABI // Using psychology in classrooms can help improve pupils’ performance and behaviour, academic and health experts say. They are calling for it to be used in schools to help youngsters manage stress and to assist gifted and talented children, who are often neglected. “Addressing issues of poor behaviour that proves to be a cause