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Our intention for this blog space is to provide you with informational posts about various topics in the mental health care realm. We will post writings from Dr. Kane Tung, including links to articles written by our peers. We hope you find this section to be a valuable supplement to your mental health care.

GI Symptoms May Herald Mental Illness in Traumatized Kids

Sometimes it’s hard to tell your child’s mental state with so many changes growing up, but there are certain medical symptoms that are more associated with mental state than others. Gastro-intestinal symptoms are among the most associated with changes in mental state...

TV’s Most Accurate Depictions of Mental Illness

In the past, movies and TV often portray mental illness inaccurately either due to lack of awareness or for the sake of creating drama in their story, which can create inaccurate negative stigma. Fortunately, more and more shows have become aware and more real in...

The Best Hotel and Resorts for Children with Autism

Spring Break is here, and Summer is Coming (GoT joke), and with it comes vacation planning.  Traveling with children on the spectrum is always a Herculean challenge.  On the one hand you recognize what a Super Parent you are for accepting the challenge to expose your...

Awareness Isn’t Enough: We Need Autism Acceptance Month

We at VRCaPS would like to celebrate Autism Awareness but are looking to see Understanding and Acceptance. Autism is often seen as a disability when in truth it is a different way of processing data. ‘Click here to read more about how the different ways of seeing...

The Light Triad of Personality

There have been many papers and studies on the topic on the 3 Dark Traits which create sociopathy (Narcissism, Machiavellism, and Psychopathy), but there’s been less focus on the benefits and traits of The Light Triad. The Light Triad has been identified as: Faith in...

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