Challenges to Developing a Healthy Lifestyle for Gifted Kids

In chatting about healthy lifestyles for gifted kids, we learned that studies and sentiments are mixed when it comes to  whether the gifted are at greater risk for health issues. Topics discussed included mental health, sleep issues, overexcitabilities and misdiagnosis. A full transcript may be found here.

Links:

Health Care Providers Know Little about Gifted Children

Keys to Raising a Gifted Child

Parenting & Child Health: Gifted & Talented Children

Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnosis of Gifted Children

Healthcare Providers’ Guide to Gifted Children

Gifted Children’s Health Locus of Control (Original: 1993)

The Misunderstood Face of Giftedness by Marianne Kuzujanakis

Depression and Gifted Children from Duke TIP

‘Searching for Meaning Idealism, Bright Minds, Disillusionment, and Hope’ by Webb

Gifted Children Benefit from Health Classes Accelerated to Their Needs (Abstract)

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Posted on October 15, 2013, in Emotional intensity, gifted and talented, Mental Health, Psychology and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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