Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 18:04
ADDitude Magazine has just posted a good article about three different types of memory and focus training, how they work, and the basic research behind them. CogMed, which I talk about in my course and book, is one of them, and has been researched for adults as well as children. You can find the article here.
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 16:22
Being without insurance doesn't have to mean you can't make progress against ADHD. Here are some specific ideas to keep the cost of treatment as low as possible: >>> Read more >>>
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Tue, 10/16/2012 - 17:22
Self-medication with marijuana is pretty common. New research suggests that if that self-medication starts when you are a teen there are dire consequences for the developing brain. Here is a write up of some recent research on the topic.
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 17:09
Lots of ADHD spouses are uncomfortable with the idea of trying medication as treatment for their ADHD – and some number flatly refuse. If you’re stuck in a battle with your partner over the importance of medication, here are four tips for you. >>> Read more >>>
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 14:07
There has been some significant conversation around sleep disorders and ADHD here lately. Research suggests that sleep disorders and ADHD can go hand-in-hand. In fact, there is even some conversation about whether or not some people with ADHD actually suffer from Sleep Apnea, the symptoms of which are similiar to those of ADHD (hyperactivity in children, distractibility in adults). So here is a link to a good overview of what's known about sleep disorders and ADHD, put together by CHADD.
Submitted by cveal on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 18:22
Is ADHD affecting your marriage? It would be rare if it didn't, but traditional marriage counseling often isn't very helpful unless ADHD is diagnosed and treated. The good news is it's highly treatable. In the March issue of the American Psychological Association (APA) Monitor Magazine, Melissa and Drs. Hallowell, Barkley, and Murphy discuss how undiagnosed ADHD affects millions of adults - and their romantic relationships. Read the article at APA Monitor.
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Submitted by MelissaOrlov on Wed, 02/22/2012 - 13:22
Many are curious about non-medicinal treatments for ADHD. Here's a quick overview of the basics. >>> Read more >>>