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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What Psychology Offers Christians Amid Political Polarization  ChristianityToday.comUnprepared for all the political drama after the 2016 election, a number of churches split up over disagreements on whether Christians should support President ...
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Queen's Psychology issues public call for Indigenous art project  KingstonistThe Queen's University Department of Psychology have invited Indigenous artists from Kingston and the surrounding area to submit qualifications for ...
Psychology sessions helped us stay calm as chaos unfolded, says England midfielder Jill Scott  The TimesAgainst Argentina, Jill Scott found herself in her “red zone” as the team psychologist calls it. Pushed in the back, stood on and targeted from the start, England's ...
Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary and an Overdue Apology  Psychology TodayHow those in mental health professions evolved on LGBTQ rights—as well as a long overdue apology.
How to Build Ethical Artificial Intelligence  Psychology TodayThe field of artificial intelligence is exploding with projects such as IBM Watson, DeepMind's AlphaZero, and voice recognition used in virtual assistants including ...
The Data on Global Domestic Violence  Psychology TodayIn the U.S., about 20 people are abused by an intimate partner every minute. But how do those numbers compare with rates of domestic violence in other ...
The psychology of self-tracking  QuartzThe self-tracking trend is about much more than physical wellbeing.
Sarasota police: Man pretending to be psychologist treated sex abuse victims  Sarasota Herald-TribuneSARASOTA — A Lakewood Ranch man who presented himself as a psychologist and treated victims of sex abuse has been arrested and accused of practicing ...
The Curious Appeal of Terrible People  Psychology TodayBridezillas, evil villains, and more: Three reasons why we become infatuated with the people we hate.
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Psychology, meet politics  Open DemocracyIt's a hundred years since WB Yeats wrote “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold…The best lack all conviction while the worst are full of passionate intensity.”.
Credibility and Its Discontents  Psychology TodayNew research examines changes in social psychology research since the Credibility Revolution started. Have we lost something by implementing proposed ...
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Psychology of wealth: Do rich people deserve to be rich?  Financial TimesAlthough inequality is growing in many western countries, concern about it is not.
BDS – A power psychology against Israel  The Jerusalem PostA well-researched Israeli government report has documented that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has its basic roots in terror, and not ...
Psychologist Can't Figure Out Why Few Will Date A Trans Person  The FederalistA psychological study recently found that most people are not interested in dating trans people. But why would this be a problem?
Cognitive psychology research suggests pilots could be learning the wrong lessons from close-calls  PsyPostNew research provides evidence that two common cognitive biases could impact pilot's perception of past events in ways that adversely affect how they make ...
15 Frightful Facts About Nightmares  Psychology TodayA dream is a recollection of subjective experiences that happen during rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep. On the other hand, nightmares are markedly dysphoric ...
Don't believe everything psychologists tell you about memory  The Conversation UKOver the past couple of decades, there has been an explosion of research into “false memories”, showing that our memory can be subtly altered by a variety of ...
What Qualities Do You Want in Our Next President?  Psychology TodayLast week, Donald Trump held his first re-election campaign rally, and this week, 20 Democratic candidates are debating issues from health care to climate ...
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Psychological Persuasion Techniques Used by Sexual Predators  Psychology TodayFour psychological persuasion techniques that sexual predators use to exploit their victims.
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13 Ways People of Color Respond to Racism  Psychology TodayNew research explores how people of color cope with racially-charged social situations.
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How E-Commerce Sites Manipulate You Into Buying Things You May Not Want  The New York TimesResearch released this week finds that many online retailers use so-called dark patterns to influence what shoppers decide to purchase. Cracking down on the ...
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Psychologists fear for defence troops as Bupa poised to take over contract  The GuardianDeal will change hands amid growing concern about high rates of mental illness and suicide among defence veterans.
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A Level students can't believe AQA Psychology had three 16 mark questions  Cosmopolitan.comA Level students are shading AQA Psychology for including three 16 mark questions in the third exam.
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Antidepressant Guidelines to Tighten in the UK  Psychology TodayPrescribing guidelines for antidepressants are about to be tightened in the UK. Why the changes? And why did they take decades to implement?
U.S. Women's Soccer Wins Big but Loses Friends  Psychology TodayLast week the United States women's soccer team kicked off the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France with an emphatic 13-0 victory against Thailand.
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How Cillian Sheridan Is Using Sports Psychology To Prepare For Whatever's Next  Balls.ieThese are interesting times for Cillian Sheridan. The 30-year-old striker, whose prolificacy as a goalscorer has brought him to Parkhead, Nicosia, Bialystok and ...
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Iran’s Hossein Salami: A top practitioner of psychological warfare  The NationalAs tensions continue to increase in the Arabian Gulf, Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is relying on a newly elevated commander versed in the kind ...
Pitt County psychologist weighs in on rising suicide rates in US  WITNAccording to the CDC, the suicide rates in 2016 are over 30 percent higher than in 1999. An eastern Carolina Psychologist shares opinions and advice to help ...
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A Jungian Approach to Mental Illness

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How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

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Achieving an Ambidextrous Mindset

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Waking Up in the Middle of a Good Dream

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Gender and the Narcissist

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

The Attention Spanner

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

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Nightmare After The Ordeal

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

Rediscovering the Mind

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

Dogs Use Psycho-Cybernetics To Accomplish Goals

Dogs picture in their minds an event of an activity... Read More

You, I and We

Our life in society hovers around the concept of 'You?I?... Read More

Eating Disorders and the Narcissist

Patients suffering from eating disorders binge on food and sometimes... Read More

Traumas as Social Interactions

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Intuition

I. The Three IntuitionsIA. Eidetic IntuitionsIntuition is supposed to be... Read More