The Myths of ADHD

The Myths of ADHD

It's more than attention gone awry. PT bloggers explain why the rise in diagnosis is not exactly what it seems, who really suffers, and other misconceptions.

5 Dimensions of Adult ADHD in Everyday Behavior

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
From procrastination to driving offenses, ADHD can affect people's daily lives.

Deinstitutionalization and After

By Matthew Smith Ph.D.
What went right and what went wrong with the closure of psychiatric asylums?

There Is No Evidence Television Is Bad For Kids

By Helene Guldberg Ph.D.
Another policy agenda dressed up as science.

The ADHD Increase in Context

By Matthew Smith Ph.D.
New York Times report on Center for Disease Control's ADHD statistics

“Texting, Texting 123” - Part Two

By Mark Banschick M.D.
A parent’s guide to teen texting

Obstructive Sleep Apnea And ADHD

By Dennis Rosen M.D.
Obstructive sleep apnea as a cause of ADHD in kids

A.D.H.D. and Sleep

By Joseph A. Buckhalt Ph.D.
Many persons diagnosed with A.D.H.D. have undiagnosed sleep problems

Ghost Children: Brothers and Sisters of ADHD Children

By Kevin D. Arnold Ph.D., ABPP
Non-ADHD brothers and sisters become ghost-like in the family.

Experiences of ADHD-Labeled Kids Who Switch from Conventional Schooling to Homeschooling or Unschooling

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
These kids and parents manage ADHD better without conventional schooling.

Helping Children Thrive with LD/ADHD

By Marilyn Price-Mitchell Ph.D.
Fostering a positive mindset for kids with learning differences

ADHD and School: The Problem of Assessing Normalcy in an Abnormal Environment

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
ADHD diagnoses derive from schools' intolerance of normal human Diversity.

ADHD, Sleep Disorder, Or Both?

By Dennis Rosen M.D.
Impaired daytime function in a 5 year old who snores.

Adults with ADHD in Hollywood? Shocker.

By Donna Barstow
Mental health is a challenging field in Los Angeles.

The "ADHD Personality": Its Cognitive, Biological, and Evolutionary Foundations

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
For good evolutionary reasons, some people are highly impulsive.