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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Do You Know How Others See You Right Now?  Psychology TodayA recent study examined the awareness—or lack thereof—people have about in-the-moment personality impressions.
Graduate psychology student from Saipan heads to doctoral school on journey to help others  Marianas VarietyMANGILAO (University of Guam) — Graduate student Sophia A. Sablan, the granddaughter of former and longest serving governor of the Northern Mariana ...
Medicare-funded mental healthcare needs major re-think, health experts say  ABC NewsOne of Australia's flagship mental health programs is failing people with complex mental illness, researchers say.
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What Signal Does a Beard Send?  Psychology TodayNew research explores the social information conveyed by facial hair.
Social psychologist Robb Willer to deliver April 19 convocation  Carleton College NewsStanford University social psychologist Robb Willer will deliver Carleton College's weekly convocation address on Friday, April 19, from 10:50-11:50 a.m. in the ...
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How Rare Is Passionate Love in Long-Term Romances?  Psychology TodayIs long-term romantic love rare? What happens to couples who maintain, versus love, the romance?
Modern laws: The psychological impact of racism on healthcare  Open Access GovernmentHere, Tamara Muhammad, barrister at One Pump Court, discusses her insight into the law and the unique psychological impact of racism on ethnic minorities.
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Running apps can be bad for your health, sports psychologists warn  Business InsiderWhether you want to track your macros, miles, or meditation, there are endless apps designed to help you reach your health, fitness, and wellness goals.
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