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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...

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.