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ADHD/ADD, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
By Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D. on August 29, 2019 in Liking the Child You Love
One word will set you free from your adult child's manipulation traps.
By Benjamin Cheyette, M.D., and Sarah Cheyette M.D. on August 27, 2019 in 1-2-3-ADHD
So many stimulants, but nothing was really new—until now. But will it work? Is it really better?
By Barb Cohen on August 26, 2019 in Mom, Am I Disabled?
I have never met a child who started out not wanting to please the adults in his/her life. But I have met plenty of kids who tried unsuccessfully to do the right thing and gave up.
By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on August 25, 2019 in Targeted Parenting
Fight childhood obesity with emotional education. A new study demonstrates adding emotional health to nutrition education is more effective. WW, if you want to help, take notice!
By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on August 22, 2019 in Targeted Parenting
Do you feel like your Challenging Child has more obstacles to overcome than other children? Does she get lost in the "maze" of her problems? Help her achieve her goals!
By Scott Shapiro M.D. on August 20, 2019 in The Best Strategies For Managing Adult ADHD
Do you have Adult ADHD? Do you constantly beat yourself up? Research from the field of Positive Psychology may help you start to thrive more often!
By Susan Blackmore Ph.D. on August 19, 2019 in Ten Zen Questions
Some of us have especially active brains and this affects which unusual experiences we are likely to have.
By Robyn Koslowitz Ph.D. on August 16, 2019 in Targeted Parenting
Are you walking on eggshells because your kid is so unpredictable? Create some order out of the chaos with Antecedent Analysis.
By William L. Mace Ph.D. on August 14, 2019 in Campus Confidential: Coping with College
Early childhood depression is an unmistakable predictor of adult depression.
By Ugo Uche on August 13, 2019 in Promoting Empathy With Your Teen
Did your teen start the last school year with a lot of motivation but soon fall behind?
By Mark Bertin M.D. on August 12, 2019 in Child Development Central
A new study shows benefit to children as young as 7 years old with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when they practice mindfulness, but not around attention.
By Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D. on August 10, 2019 in Neuroscience in Translation
Are individuals with autism at an increased risk of suicide? A new population-based study provides some answers.
By Ari Tuckman PsyD, CST on August 09, 2019 in Sex Matters
New research shows that those with ADHD tend to be more sexually eager.
By Randy Kulman Ph.D. on August 09, 2019 in Screen Play
Does your child need extra time on tests—and can you afford to get it? If not, it’s still possible to play to your child’s strengths—with some help from technology.
By David Krauss Ph.D. on August 04, 2019 in Atypical Children – Extraordinary Parenting
August, for some neuro-developmentally atypical children and their parents, can be a time of apprehension and even dread: HOMEWORK IS COMING. Try taking homework 'bird by bird.'
By Ari Tuckman PsyD, CST on August 04, 2019 in Sex Matters
Those who felt that their romantic partner put in more effort on managing ADHD had more sex.
By Sharon Saline Psy.D. on August 02, 2019 in On Your Way with ADHD
Are you tired of comparing yourself to the impossible standards of happiness and perfection you see on social media? These tips can help you feel good about who you are right now.
By James Lake, MD on August 02, 2019 in Integrative Mental Health Care
L-theanine is widely used to treat stress and anxiety. Recent studies report beneficial effects on depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, and other mental health problems.
By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on July 29, 2019 in Suffer the Children
Looking for causes in a person's lived experience, especially trauma, is a more effective way of helping ease mental distress than labeling a person with diagnoses.
By Andrea Bonior Ph.D. on July 25, 2019 in Friendship 2.0
Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria is a relatively new mental health label that is gaining attention as of late. Here is what we know about it, and how to tell if it's affecting you.
By Benjamin Cheyette, M.D., and Sarah Cheyette M.D. on July 21, 2019 in 1-2-3-ADHD
ADHD is not all about dopamine. If you want to understand the brain chemistry behind it, you also need to know about norepinephrine.
By Tracy P Alloway Ph.D. on July 18, 2019 in Keep It in Mind
Books that “give children with learning disabilities superpowers and voices to spread awareness"
By E. Paul Zehr Ph.D. on July 17, 2019 in Black Belt Brain
Martial arts can make the strong stronger but the real value is enhancing the functional ability of any and everyone who participates.
By Sharon Saline Psy.D. on July 08, 2019 in On Your Way with ADHD
Are you concerned about launching your ADHD teen to college? These tips can help you along the way.
By Melissa Orlov on July 08, 2019 in May I Have Your Attention
Time management is a common area of conflict for ADHD adults and those who love them. ADHD partners may think their partner should just "lighten up" but it's not that simple.
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