Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Not Related to I.Q.

It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Intelligence, as measured by I.Q., are two different things. Some parents are convinced that if their child has ADD it means that they are retarded. On the other hand, other parents say, "I've heard that ADD kids are really... Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurologically Based

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurologically based disorder. This position has become controversial as many would like to dismiss the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder altogether saying that there is no evidence of neurological differences, or that there are no medical tests to diagnose ADD ADHD, or that... Read More

Intro to Being an ADHD Parent

In my fifteen years of private practice working with children with ADHD, one of the common concerns that I observed by parents was the fear that they had done something, or failed to do something, that caused their child's ADHD. I guess it is normal to blame yourself when your... Read More

What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition. It is caused by genetic factors that result in certain neurological differences. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder comes in various forms, and there are five or six different types of ADHD. In the DSM-IV Diagnostic manual, each of these forms, or "types" of... Read More

How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - "ADD" or "ADHD" - affects between five to ten percent (5% - 10%) of all children in the United States, and three to six percent (3% - 6%) of adults. About 35% of all children referred to mental health clinics are referred for Attention Deficit... Read More

Why Does It Seem That There Are More Children With ADHD Than Ever Before?

Even though the percentage of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is likely the same as in the past, there are three likely reasons why it seems that "there is more ADHD" than ever before: First, we become more aware of problems like this as parents than we were... Read More

Anti-Social Behaviors and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Anti-social behaviors are common with ADHD individuals. About 60% of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder kids are also oppositional or defiant. Some are even getting in trouble with the law. Impulsive-Hyperactive ADHD kids are the most likely to get into trouble than are the Inattentive ADHD kids, as they tend... Read More

What Causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

The most recent models that attempt to describe what is happening in the brains of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder suggest that several areas of the brain may be affected by the disorder. They include the frontal lobes, the inhibitory mechanisms of the cortex, the limbic system, and the... Read More

Its Never Too Late

First of all, a bit of background: A high school dropout, stay-at-home mom until the age of 40, I wasn't too motivated to learn. Then I read the following quote:"Old Bureaucrat, my comrade, it is not you who are to blame. No one ever helped you to escape.? Nobody grasped... Read More

Panic Attacks: Effective Ways to Cope

Jill is a 21 y/o college student who used to do well until about a few months ago when she started to experience "weird" attacks almost daily. She described her experience as "horrible." When she has the attack, she feels that she's about to die or develop a stroke.One day... Read More

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Henderson native is UNLV’s first sports psychologist  Las Vegas Review-JournalUNLV hired Kacey Oiness as its first sports psychologist. The Green Valley High graduate, 35, said she likes the idea of starting a department from scratch.
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Long list of experts who say 'No spanking! It doesn't work' now includes the American Psychological Association  Deseret NewsSALT LAKE CITY — The American Psychological Association has joined a long list of professional groups and even countries adopting no-spanking policies.
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Another top group calls for spanking ban, says it harms kids' mental health  USA TODAYSpanking and physical discipline can harm children's mental health and increase aggressive behavior, the American Psychological Association says.
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Watch New Trailer For Upcoming Psychological Thriller “MA”  HotNewHipHopWell this look pretty good. From the people who brought us Get Out, Happy Death Day & The Visit, here is the first trailer for the upcoming film, MA.
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PINOY MARINO RIGHTS: A seafarer as a Mama’s boy and psychological incapacity  INQUIRER.netA marriage may have failed because a seafarer acted as a mama's boy, but it cannot be declared void ab initio on the ground of psychological incapacity.
“Support Awareness Campaigns To Combat Stigma In Mental Health And Related Areas Like Domestic Violence And Substance Use.” With Bianca L. Rodriguez And Dr. Glenn Albright  Thrive GlobalAs a part of my series about “Mental Health Champions” helping to normalize the focus on mental wellness, I had the pleasure to interview Dr. Glenn Albright.
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Psychologist says Holliman doesn't meet addiction criteria in case against Philip Morris  Florida RecordA psychologist testifying in a lawsuit against cigarette maker Philip Morris—brought by the family of a man who died of lung cancer—said on Wednesday that ...
Goldstein Investigation: LAPD Using Electric BMWs To Commute, Go To Lunch  CBS Los AngelesLOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Police Department's efforts to go green with electric cars is raising some red flags, including a police psychologist ...
School of Public Health study links unhealthy diet to mental illness in California adults  Loma Linda University HealthA study has found that poor mental health is linked with poor diet quality — regardless of personal characteristics such as gender, education, age, marital status ...
VERIFY: Yes, Seasonal Depression is real and can really impact your life  WKYC.comIt's a claim repeated every winter: that cold, dismal weather, and lack of sun leads people to have depression for the season.
Psychological and relationship factors in pregnant women | Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology  MD LinxNursing Article: Demographic, psychological and relationship factors are associated with resource loss among pregnant women.
England's trip to Cardiff poses a psychological challenge that could end Grand Slam dreams  Telegraph.co.ukThere is nothing quite like the atmosphere of a Wales v England game, even if you are a seasoned Six Nations player or spectator. You can pretend it is a game ...
'Gattuso deserves applause: coach, motivator, psychologist and a lawyer'  Calciomercato.com english newsAfter the 3-1 victory, yesterday against Atalanta, Gennaro Gattuso and AC Milan have been praised by many experts and journalists. One of these is Andersinho ...
Child psychologist sentenced for molesting young girl, posting photos  FOX 5 DCA former child psychologist will spend the next 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to molesting a young girl and posting pictures of her and other children ...
The cancer crisis: Psychological impact on family caregivers  Times of IndiaFor years, medical fraternity has only focused on the stress that a cancer patient undergoes, with little (or no) attention paid to the caregivers. In.
Ryan Adams Accused Of Psychological Manipulation, Professional Retaliation By 7 Women  NPRRyan Adams, a prolific singer-songwriter and producer who first rose to prominence in the early 2000s, has been accused by seven women of using his ...
Placebo Effect Can Work as Psychological Intervention  PsychCentral.comPlacebo effects are no longer just about sugar pills as a medical treatment — placebos can also work when psychological effects are attributed to them.
Bills before lawmakers would curb arbitration, require psychological screening, mental health programs for police  OregonLiveState Sen. Lew Frederick this week presented a package of bills to the Senate Judiciary Committee that would require all police agencies to do psychological ...
Shutdown leads to continuing psychological issues for federal employees  The Washington PostThere hasn't been as much talk about the lingering emotional and psychological issues from the partial government shutdown, but that stress can lead to ...
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Treatment Modalities and Therapies

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Precognition or Circadian Rhythm?

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Subconscious Drives Make You Unhappy

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Ericksons Theory of Human Development

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Eating Disorders and the Narcissist

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Nightmare After The Ordeal

Sarah is a 28 y/o accountant who had a traumatic... Read More

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurologically Based

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An Easy Cure For Math Phobia

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder - Who is a Malignant Narcissist?

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Nature VS Nurture - Theories of Personality in 21st Century

Nature vs Nurture theories have wasted a lot of energy... Read More

Traumas as Social Interactions

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Fallacies About the Inner Child

Over the past 10 years I have helped individuals who... Read More

Artificial Intelligence - What Have We Learned Through Natural Ignorance?

During the late '80s and early '90s, I had the... Read More

Christian Psychotherapy for Convicts?

Repeated research studies have revealed that secular efforts at rehabilitation... Read More

The Undeniable Power of Suggestion

How exactly is the Human Psyche effected by the trivial... Read More

Metaphors of the Mind (Part I)

The brain (and, by implication, the Mind) has been compared... Read More

Accepting New Ideas

Much of the time when a new idea comes to... Read More

What Causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

The most recent models that attempt to describe what is... Read More

Mind Over Matter - Proven

THE ACTS OF CREATION:The following quote is a review I... Read More

Is China Testing Bio Weapons on Its Own People?

Well the conspiracy theorists are out in full force I... Read More

Human Psychological Issues in the Recruitment of Suicide Bombers

Swedish Scientists did a study and found that young men... Read More

Time Out of Mind

Let us first consider the role of time in our... Read More

The Myth of Mental Illness

"You can know the name of a bird in all... Read More

Rediscovering the Mind

From the viewpoint of a modern microbiologist, we hear the... Read More

How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - "ADD" or "ADHD" - affects... Read More