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10 Medication Fallacies Even Doctors Believe

2021-05-16T06:35:44+00:00

Optimal dosage is pegged to weight. Afternoon stimulants disrupt sleep. Increase your dose every two weeks. And other falsehoods about ADHD medication that may put your treatment plan on the wrong track. By Gina Pera Janet recalls with a shudder the first time she took medication as a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). [...]

10 Medication Fallacies Even Doctors Believe2021-05-16T06:35:44+00:00

ADHD and Sexual Dysfunction

2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

Focusing on sex can pay off By Stephen J. Betchen, D.S.W., is the author of the book Magnetic Partners. ADHD is a neurobiological disorder that is hereditary and lifelong. Approximately 5% of the adult population are said to have it. While many believe it is over-diagnosed in children, it may be under-diagnosed in adults. This is because [...]

ADHD and Sexual Dysfunction2021-05-16T06:35:45+00:00

The co-occurrence of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children – what do we know?

2021-05-16T06:35:47+00:00

By Yael Leitner Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) often co-occur. The DSM-IV had specified that an ASD diagnosis is an exclusion criterion for ADHD, thereby limiting research of this common clinical co-occurrence. As neurodevelopmental disorders, both ASD and ADHD share some phenotypic similarities, but are characterized by [...]

The co-occurrence of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children – what do we know?2021-05-16T06:35:47+00:00

Does Neurofeedback Work for ADHD?

2017-10-04T05:20:12+00:00

Barbara Geller, MD reviewing Cortese S et al. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2016 Apr 1. A meta-analysis shows no significant effects in studies using blinded raters or in those with sham or active control treatments. Evidence for efficacy of electroencephalographic neurofeedback training for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is controversial. To address this issue, [...]

Does Neurofeedback Work for ADHD?2017-10-04T05:20:12+00:00

The effect of ADHD on the life of an individual, their family, and community from preschool to adult life

2021-05-16T06:35:48+00:00

By V A Harpin Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic, debilitating disorder which may impact upon many aspects of an individual’s life, including academic difficulties, social skills problems, and strained parent-child relationships.  Whereas it was previously thought that children eventually outgrow ADHD, recent studies suggest that 30–60% of affected individuals continue to show significant symptoms of the disorder into adulthood. Children with the disorder are at greater risk for longer term negative [...]

The effect of ADHD on the life of an individual, their family, and community from preschool to adult life2021-05-16T06:35:48+00:00

ADHD Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags – The New York Times

2021-05-16T06:35:49+00:00

By KATHERINE ELLISON NOVEMBER 9, 2015 11:58 AM Last year, Sinan Sonmezler of Istanbul refused to keep going to school. His eighth-grade classmates called him “weird” and “stupid,” and his teachers rebuked him for his tendency to stare out the window during class. The school director told his parents he was “lazy.” Sinan has attention-deficit hyperactivity [...]

ADHD Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags – The New York Times2021-05-16T06:35:49+00:00
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