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In: ADHD

DNA: I Am Who I Am… or Am I? – Session Twelve

ADHD in the Age of Distraction
The Tricky Genetics behind ADHD and ADRA2A Featuring “DNA 4 KIDS" With "GENiE"

ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Request for Accommodations: The Benefits of Psychological Testing Assessments (Part 1)

In today’s rapidly changing world, patients with ADHD and other learning disabilities; and patients who are suffering from cognitive impairment resulting...

ADHD, Learning Disabilities, and Request for Accommodations: The Benefits of Psychological Testing Assessments (Part 2)

In my last Tip we reviewed ADHD, Learning Disabilities, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and an introduction to psychological testing....

I Have Trouble with Attention and Focus, What’s Wrong with My Brain? Do I have ADHD?

This is a longer Tip than usual, as it provides an in-depth understanding of what to do if you or someone...

Exercise is Medicine for ADD

Regular exercise has a variety of beneficial effects on differing emotional disorders in both children and adults. First, let’s consider its...

Corporate Attorney Diagnosed with ADHD

Wendy (not her real name) is a 40 year old corporate attorney who first presented with her husband who was bitterly...

Adult Attention Deficits – The Psychiatrist as Detective

Given the risk that “Adult ADD” may become over-diagnosed, and stimulants may become over-prescribed, much in the same fashion as childhood ADD, it is important to recognize that there are many causes of disrupted attention in adults that bring about symptoms similar to adult ADD, but have differing origins and treatments. A careful diagnostic assessment is in order.

Living With ADHD

In the United States, an estimated 4.4 percent of adults ages 18-44, 4 percent of children ages 4-8, and 9.7 percent...