Developmental Milestone And Its Effect To Mental Health

Psychoanalysts have been always sure in their theories about developmental milestones. At birth where in trust and mistrust are competing, the former should be developed accordingly by being close to your child through hands on care or if possible through breast feeding. If trust was successfully established, when this child grows up, he can also be trusted and trust others accordingly. Different traits in every stage should be properly handled and molded.

Mental health is just a product of a properly developed personality while growing up. Parents’ involvement in their child’s growing up years is an important factor. There have been traces of poor parental relationships to those mentally disturbed patients or those with altered mental functionality.

A person can no longer function properly if his mental health is going to be altered. It is among the most complex diseases ever known and its cure can never be simple. A person suffering from a mental disease will need didactic treatment but should be in a way that isn’t mind blowing.

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It has been a dilemma to those people having a mentally ill relative to fully accept the situation. Sometimes they fear admitting their love ones inside a mental facility could just worsen the situation. They are thinking that way because the mentally ill patient will be exposed to other mentally ill individuals and they rarely see normal thinkers except for their nurses and doctors.

Good thing there are mental health rehabilitation centers that treat their patient in a different yet more effective ways. There is this one institution wherein patients get to live in a community. They get to see people doing activities of daily living and later on they will find themselves doing it as well. When the time comes that they are ready to be back in their own community, they won’t be having any difficulty adapting.

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Reading is the Key to Learning

RJ loves to read so much. I was reading stories to her when she was a baby then she started to read on her own at the age of 3. Until now that she is 9 reading is one of her favorite pass time. Every time we go to bookstores or attend events with books, the book racks and brochure displays are what get her attention. I am thankful that she got both my and hubby’s passion for books as reading would be good for her as she grows up.


According to research, reading helps in child’s mental health. It helps improves child abilities in writing, spelling, grammar, vocabulary and comprehension. It also helps the child to be articulate. There are also studies that show that children with poor reading skills have poor understanding and get poor grades. Most of them have low self esteem thus, they fail to improve their abilities and develop full potential.

While your child is young, introduce him or her to good books and encourage him or her to read because reading is the key to learning.