The edition of The Method focuses on issues surrounding children’s health.
Seasonal Affective Disorder is a temporary depression that often shows up in the winter. You may think of it as a problem only for adults. But the American Academy of Pediatrics estimates three percent of children between the ages of 9 and 17 suffer from it. Child and adolescent psychiatrist John Kupfner of Peninsula Lighthouse in East Tennessee says he believes the condition is under-diagnosed in children.
Then, Chrissy Keuper speaks with two University of Tennessee researchers who are studying the effects of a certain surgical procedure used to improve walking and stability for children with cerebral palsy.
ONLINE EXTRA: Listen to a longer version of Chrissy's conversation with Misagh Mansouri and Jeff Reinboldt.