Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD

Medication seems to be helping with ADHD, but when is it enough?  And what else helps with treating ADHD?  I want to make sure my ADHD treatment works as well as it can.

It’s about time that we start having a conversation around using the emotional dysregulation that some with ADHD experience as a diagnostic criteria.  A new research analysis suggests changing how we label what ‘sort’ of ADHD people have can improve both diagnosis and treatment.

Many people have asked me about whether cannabis is a useful treatment for ADHD, as it seems to calm the mind.  Up to this point my response has been the Dr.

Many couples impacted by ADHD have been able to improve their relationships using techniques known to improve both ADHD management and responses to ADHD symptoms.  Pandemic stressors are turning all of that on its head.  What’s going on, and what can you do about it to keep from going back to the bad old days?

Researchers have a lot to say about what helps us sleep better.  Here's an easy overview of what the science says you should definitely do, and what you should consider doing to get more sleep at night.

There is a lot of incorrect information about ADHD treatment on the internet.  Effect size can help you sort through the claims to understand what’s proven to work and, more importantly, how likely one treatment is to work vs. another.

There’s more to learn, but we do know quite a bit about how different treatments for ADHD stack up.  Here is athe lowdown on what works, and how it compares to other treatments.  I also write about what doesn't work, as well.

Adults who might have ADHD often have mixed feelings about seeking an evaluation.  Some are concerned about being blamed for marital problems, others about confronting difficult feelings such as shame about past performance.  Here’s why it’s worth it, anyway.

A lot of couples I work with have been curious about the idea of Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD), wondering if the ADHD partner in their relationship might have it. Dr. William Dodson is giving a free seminar on the topic on May 23, 2019.

CBD oil is getting a lot of buzz as a possible treatment for adult ADHD.  Don't jump on the bandwagon until you read this.

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