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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New Findings on Toxic Masculinity  Psychology TodayIs masculinity unhealthy? A new study examines how gender-role conflicts and masculine norms can affect men's well-being.
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Blood by Maggie Gee review – slapstick and psychology  The GuardianAbsurdist elements undermine Maggie Gee's novel about a family riven by violence.
Psychology patients have unmet demand for male therapists  Sydney Morning HeraldMany psychology patients would prefer to see a male therapist, possibly because they are considered "more authoritative".
Rise in number of young callers seeking psychological help  The HinduExperts cite high pressure and lesser interaction at home as reasons.
Senate passes Nigerian Council for Psychologists (Establishment) Bill, others  The PunchThe Senate on Wednesday passed a bill seeking the establishment of the Nigerian Council for Psychologists for proper regulation of the psychology p...
Psychology of the Underdog  Psychology TodayIs there a tradeoff between strength and empathy? Why the strong read Clausewitz and the weak read Mao.
‘The Act’ Star Joey King Breaks Down the Physicality and Psychology of Transforming Into Gypsy Rose Blanchard  VarietyJoey King had a big 2018 with Netflix teen romance “The Kissing Booth” and is now making a star turn in Hulu and UCP's anthology series “The Act.” For her role ...
How to Shatter Political Echo Chambers  Psychology TodayWhat the Wikipedia wars tell us about how to overcome political divisions.
Happiness for Sale  Psychology TodayScience shows that people's obsession with money runs deeper than you might think.
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Exercise and Fasting Linked to Brain Detox  Psychology TodayExercise and Fasting Found to Clean Out Toxic Proteins Associated with Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease.
Chaminade University to Continue Argosy Psychology Program  HawaiipublicradioChaminade University has gained approval from a court appointed manager to continue the doctoral program in clinical psychology previously run by the now.
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Health Care Providers: Please Listen  Psychology TodayRemind your health care providers that you can contribute to your health care decisions.
Facebook or Face Time?  Psychology TodayA new study suggests that introverts use social networking sites as safe environments for making real-life friends.
How Could President Trump Have Inspired the NZ Shooter?  Psychology TodayWhen a New Zealand shooter's “manifesto” turned out to include President Donald Trump as one of his inspirations, the White House rushed to distance itself ...
What Adult ADHD Looks Like  Psychology TodayIt's commonly believed that ADHD is something that one simply outgrows, so many adults do not seek treatment.
The Role of Psychology in SEO: Extended Symbiotic Intelligence  Search Engine JournalThe interplay between technology and human psychology can drive successful SEO strategies. Here are some areas of SEO where you can use psychology.
The psychology of fear and hate, and what each of us can do  Scoop.co.nzNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has travelled to Christchurch after yesterday's terror attacks. NZ Prime Minister's office, CC BY-SA.
College admissions scandal: what it reveals about wealth in America  Vox.comThe college admissions scandal could break down misconceptions about money, merit, and status — if Americans are willing to listen.
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The Light Triad of Personality  Psychology TodayMuch has been made of research on the Dark Triad of personality, but a new set of studies takes an alternative approach. Meet the Light Triad.
Del. Mark Levine: Urge VA Board of Psychology to Discipline Licensed Psychologists Who Practice “Horrific Form of Abuse,” aka “Conversion Therapy”  Blue VirginiaPlease join me in acting TODAY to ban forcing children to endure sexual-orientation conversion therapy, by leaving a comment for the Virginia Board of ...
‘The Act’ Team on Diving Into the Psychology of Gypsy Rose Blanchard ‘Coming of Age’  VarietyMichelle Dean's 2016 Buzzfeed article about real-life mother/daughter duo Dee Dee Blanchard and Gypsy Rose Blanchard predated the popular documentary ...
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The Psychology of Climate Change: Why Feelings Matter  Psychology TodayNew research suggests that what's simmering inside of American psyches may be as vital to the climate change debate as the greenhouse gases bubbling from ...
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After Christchurch, Where Are the Helpers?  Psychology TodayMr. Rogers, the children's TV host, famously said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers.
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Rebels Without a Clue  Psychology TodayHave students at NYU and Sarah Lawrence lost their minds? Or is there something we're missing?
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Student Protest: Rebels Without a Clue  Psychology TodayHave students at NYU and Sarah Lawrence lost their minds? Or is there something we're missing?
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College Admission Scandal: When Parents Don't Trust In Kids  Psychology TodayParents who spent millions to get children into top colleges sent their kids a message: You are not good enough. We don't believe in your abilities.
Mothers Are Drowning in Stress  Psychology TodayMothers are drowning in stress not of their own making, and the U.S. stands out for the lack of support given to families. It does not have to be this way.
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Deanna Eilenberger: Clinical Psychology Through Chinchillas and Art  The ImmaculatanAlthough she decided to study clinical psychology because she enjoys working with people, Eilenberger's dream is to open a private practice that would allow…
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A new podcast for aspiring clinical psychologists  The British Psychological SocietyOur Division of Clinical Psychology's Pre-Qualification Group has launched a new podcast, Let's Get to Clinical, at their annual meeting in Nottingham.
Gatland has changed Welsh psychology, insists Warburton  RTE.ieSam Warburton believes that Warren Gatland has "changed the perception" of Welsh rugby as he prepares for his final Six Nations game in charge.
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Paula Sullivan, PhD, HSPP, Psychologist with Riley Physicians Child Development and Indiana Universi  Pro News Report(ProNewsReport Editorial):- New York City, Mar 19, 2019 (Issuewire.com) – Dr Sullivan currently practices as a Psychologist with Riley Physicians Child ...
Four Ways to Turn Negative Body Thoughts Around  Psychology TodayYou can change the mental habit of berating your body and learn to think gentler, more accepting thoughts.
The psychological effects of VAR: The 113 seconds that change players' minds  MARCA.comThe players wait with uncertainty and anxiety. What will happen? The game stops and the mind flies as VAR takes over.Will it decide in your favour...
Disgusted by the College Admissions Scandal?  Psychology TodayPositive takeaways for parents struggling to process the college admissions scandal and the anxiety that comes from extreme parenting.
Conspiracy theorists 'more likely to commit crimes', psychologists find  The IndependentPeople who believe in conspiracy theories are more likely to be involved in low-level crime, according to a new study.
BTIG's Emanuel: There's More Positive Psychology Building in the Markets  ETF TrendsU.S. equities may be off to a strong start in 2019, but growth forecasts are adding to investors' wall of worry.
Marvel star Winston Duke on the meaning of Jordan Peele's Us  Metro.co.ukAvengers and Black Panther star Winston Duke stars opposite Lupita Nyong'o in Jordan Peele's horror film Us.
Can't Stop Spending Money? These 5 Psychological Theories Could Explain Your Problem.  HuffPostThere's a good chance that you've made a few regrettable purchases in your life. And you're definitely not alone. We all know someone who has given in to an ...
Multi-million pound fund to train more educational psychologists in schools  GOV.UKThousands of children across England will benefit from mental health and special needs support, as funding worth £31.6 million is announced to train more ...
Boston College Adds Neuroscience Major  Boston College ChronicleBoston College will introduce a major in neuroscience within the Department of Psychology next fall, enabling undergraduates to obtain a research-focused ...
The Eight Most Influential Theory of Mind Papers of All Time  Psychology TodayTheory of Mind is the term psychologists use to describe the way we think about other people. Theory of Mind is the basis of social behavior: To interact with ...
7 Ways Narcissists Manipulate Relationships  Psychology TodayHow narcissists use "narcissistic supply" to exploit relationships.
Can Mindfulness Improve Workplace Well-Being?  Psychology TodayMajor organizations from all sectors—like Google, the U.S. Marines, Harvard University, and many more—are investing heavily in mindfulness training. Why is ...
Second Trailer for Psychological Horror 'Ma' Starring Octavia Spencer  First ShowingHow does it feel to be on the outside looking in? Universal has debuted a second trailer (a new UK trailer) for the psychological horror thriller film Ma,
International Day of Happiness: UK 'becoming more cheerful'  BBC NewsBritons are among the happiest people in the world - and are becoming more cheerful, according to an annual United Nations survey. The seventh annual World ...
Midnight Mania! Tony Ferguson says psychologist appointment went well  MMA ManiaBringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight.
IBM Endowed Lecture 2019  Wittenburg UniversityJohn F. Dovidio, an expert on the theory of aversive racism, to present the IBM Endowed Lecture in the Sciences. John F. Dovidio. An expert on the theory of ...
Trigger warnings do little to reduce people's distress, research shows  Science DailyTrigger warnings that alert people to potentially sensitive *content* are increasingly popular, especially on college campuses, but research suggests that they ...
Where Our “Eureka!” Moments Come From  Psychology TodayCarola Salvi is a neuroscience-based researcher at Northwestern University who focuses on deconstructing the specific neural mechanisms that drive creativity ...
7 Essential Psychological Truths About Ghosting  Psychology TodayHas someone you started to care about suddenly vanished from your life without explanation? Here's some much-needed perspective on this phenomenon, and ...
Psychological Safety is the Key to Inclusion  FEI DailyFEI Daily spoke with Julie Nugent, VP, Research and Chair, Catalyst Award Evaluation Committee, about organizational diversity and inclusion efforts, the ...
Your Sexuality: Don't Fix It If It Isn't Broken  Psychology TodayThere are a million ways to fix our sexual bodies—none of which are necessary. Four years ago, wellness entrepreneur Gwynyth Paltrow proposed the ultimate: ...
I'll Feel More Like It Tomorrow  Psychology TodaySticking to our exercise intentions is tough. Too often present-self puts off the workout, believing that future-self is more motivated. Here's why.
5 Steps to Reduce Stigma About Mental Illness  Psychology TodayIf you tune into any conversation about mental illness and addiction, it won't be long until the term “stigma” comes up. Stigma has various definitions, but they all ...
Why some people can't stop running, according to sport psychology  The Conversation - UKAlex has a problem with running; he has become addicted to it. “I have to get out and run, whether my family like it or not,” he says. “It's just who I am.” Running ...
Psychologist Dr. Prudence Gourguechon on George Conway's mental health diagnoses of President Trump  WGN Radio - ChicagoPsychologist and former American Psychoanalytic Association President Dr. Prudence Gourguechon joins John Williams to respond to George Conway's tweets ...
Bitcoin Struggles with Key Psychological Hurdle as Price Action Cools  HackedChief Editor to Hacked.com and Contributor to CCN.com, Sam Bourgi has spent the past nine years focused on economics, markets and cryptocurrencies.
Marijuana: New Study Links Smoking 'Potent' High-THC Cannabis and Psychosis  InverseWhile the connection between marijuana and psychosis, a mental disorder is still contentious a team of scientist in Europe believe that they have powerful ...
The New FDA-Approved Antidepressant: Your Questions Answered  Psychology TodayLast week the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved esketamine as a totally new kind of antidepressant. Below are questions that psychotherapists ...
Glasgow event will bring educational psychologists together  The British Psychological SocietyPsychologists from across the UK are coming together to share their knowledge of wellbeing in education. 'Wellbeing: Crossing borders', an event jointly ...
Rays of Wisdom: Psychological marketing  The Daily MemphianRay's take. Did you know that diamonds aren't really all that rare or valuable? This notion that they are was created by a DeBeers marketing campaign to sell ...
Are the Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air Crashes Related?  Psychology TodayInevitably, the media will—by linking this to the Lion Air crash that occurred in Indonesia last October—fan the fears of anxious fliers that there is something ...
What Is a "Shy-Chopath"? A Psychologist Explains How to Tell the Difference  InverseWhat makes a criminal a psychopath? Despite years of theorizing and research, the mental health field continues to hotly debate the defining features of ...
Who watches ISIS beheading videos in the U.S.? Men, Christians and the fearful, say psychologists.  Washington PostUsing ISIS beheading videos as a case study, researchers found that the likelihood of watching this material was associated with being male, Christian and ...
England's 'amazing' psychologist Pippa Grange set to leave despite World Cup success  Daily MailDr Pippa Grange, the sports psychologist who played an integral part in England's success at the World Cup, could soon leave the FA. Wembley insisted she ...
Trained neural nets perform much like humans on classic psychological tests  MIT Technology ReviewNeural networks were inspired by the human brain. Now AI researchers have shown that they perceive the world in similar ways.
Tech addiction is real. We psychologists need to take it seriously.  The Washington PostScreen use has the potential to become addictive — sometimes with dire consequences.
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Cult De-Programming?

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Nature VS Nurture - Theories of Personality in 21st Century

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Gender and the Narcissist

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The Essence of Being Human

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Dredging the Truth

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