Dr. Nix guest appearance on CaribNation TV for Autism Spectrum Disorder discussion What is Autism Spectrum Disorder? Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. Although autism can be diagnosed at any age, it is said to be a “developmental disorder” because symptoms generally appear in the first two years […]
Let’s Talk Prematurity!
November is Prematurity Awareness Month. This time of the year is dedicated to premature babies who through no fault of their own came into this world earlier than expected. The goal is to focus on what can be done to reduce the rate of premature deliveries. It is also important to focus on the ongoing […]
Tips For Suicide Prevention in Children
PEDIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH What is Suicide? Suicide is the act of intentionally taking one own’s life. This is different from attempted suicide where someone causes harm to themselves with the intent to die and is unsuccessful in doing so. Suicide may result from exposure to or from experiencing a traumatic event or stressor. It is […]
Covid 19 and Kids
Description Dr. Kijana Nix discusses Covid-19 and children as a guest expert on CaribNation Television. Excerpt: Covid-19 started in 2019, originally we were told that children were safe for the most part and would not likely be affected. Children were thought to be asymptomatic carriers and if they had it they suffered only mild infection. […]