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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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The Importance Of Psychology In Police Work
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RAPID CITY, S.D. - One of the most importance aspects of law enforcement may not be what many of us think it is. Agencies are increasingly recognizing the importance of psychology in effective law enforcement. Pennington County just recently hire a new ...


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Psychology Around the Net: October 20, 2018
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This week's Psychology Around the Net brings you the latest on picture books and children's mental health, why it's important to maintain friendships when you're in a romantic relationship, the mental health benefits of commuting in a natural ...


OZY

Listen to The Thread: The Surprising Psychology of Nonviolence
OZY
By Sean Braswell. The Daily Dose OCT 21 2018. Welcome to The Thread, OZY's hit weekly podcast. In Season 3, The Thread charts how a revolutionary idea — nonviolent resistance — changed the course of history. Subscribe now to follow The Thread on ...


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Connect Better with Your Romantic Partner
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When you spend time with your romantic partner, are you actually making your relationship better? Or are you just near each other, perhaps talking, but not really connecting to the degree that you think you could? Recent research identifies a new way ...


Inc.com

This Marketer Reveals 10 Psychology Truths That Brands Use to Influence Your Buying Decisions
Inc.com
In fact, the Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded twice in the last 15 years to psychologists who showed that people do not make rational purchase decisions. Thankfully for marketers, there are patterns in human behavior that affect how and when ...


Big Think

The surprising psychology of sex with your ex
Big Think
In the first study of its kind, researchers have found sex with an ex didn't prevent people from getting over their relationship. Instead of feeling worse about their breakup after a hookup, the new singles who attempted sexual contact with their ex ...

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Aerobic Exercise Has Clinically-Tested Antidepressant Powers
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The systematic review and meta-analysis concluded that there is a significantly large overall antidepressant effect of aerobic exercise compared with antidepressant medication and/or psychological therapies. "Collectively, this study has found that ...

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The Psychology Of Navigating A Volatile Stock Market
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We've seen a meaningful drop in equity markets this past week, with a sizable pickup in volume and volatility. Not coincidentally, I have been fielding an unusually high level of phone calls and emails from concerned traders and investors. Because I am ...


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Why Narcissistic Parents Treat Their Children Like Babies
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The undergraduates in the study reported perceived parental over-intrusiveness with the Helicopter Parenting Scale (e.g.“My parent solves any problem or crisis I might have”) and the Psychological Control Scale (e.g. “My parent is a person who brings ...


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It's Cold and Flu Season, Call a Friend
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The extensive research on loneliness by the late social psychologist John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago generated a laundry list of consequences to perceived social isolation. In addition to increased mortality, he and his colleagues showed ...

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On Empathy

The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1999 edition) defines empathy as:"The ability to... Read More

The Attention Spanner

After a long and patient wait in queue, you reached... Read More

Kleptomaniac Confessions

Ever felt urged to steal a piece of bubblegum from... Read More

Narcissism, Substance Abuse, and Reckless Behaviours

Pathological narcissism is an addiction to Narcissistic Supply, the narcissist's... Read More

The Undeniable Power of Suggestion

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

Robotic Bonding Thru Human First Love Memory Replication

Many Science Fiction authors have discussed in many works the... Read More

Jack the Ripper

At around 3.40am on August 31st 1888, a carter named... Read More

Traumas as Social Interactions

("He" in this text - to mean "He" or "She").We... Read More

What is the Theory of Multiple Intelligences? Part 1: Biological Basis

Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences is based on the... Read More

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

It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and... Read More

Is China Testing Bio Weapons on Its Own People?

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

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) At a Glance

Most narcissists (75%) are men.NPD is one of a "family"... Read More

What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition. It is... Read More

How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

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

A Case for Multiple Intelligences Based Classroom Instruction

Although many high school age students tend to think and... Read More

Subconscious Drives Make You Unhappy

Feelings and emotions are nerve impulses.The feel of paper and... Read More

Cult De-Programming?

The following good work from a person engaged in trying... Read More

A Jungian Approach to Mental Illness

All of us suffer from some form of emotional distress... Read More

Solution Focus Process: Solution Talk vs. Problem Talk Pt 2

It is crucial that interviewing with helpee progress toward solutions.... Read More

Gender and the Narcissist

In the manifestation of their narcissism, female and male narcissists,... Read More

What?s the Problem: Introducing Solution Focus Pt 1

Solution Focus is the brain child of Insoo Kim Berg... Read More

Anti-Social Behaviors and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Anti-social behaviors are common with ADHD individuals. About 60% of... Read More

Do You Love Your Body?

Through out the course of one's life one is faced... Read More

The Cyber Narcissist

To the narcissist, the Internet is an alluring and irresistible... Read More

What is the Addictions Recovery Measurement System?

As I climbed 15-feet on a wooden ladder to the... Read More