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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My Father, the Serial Killer  Psychology TodayIn a new book, a young woman comes to terms with learning that her doting father was also a serial killer.
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Unlicensed psychologist evaluates Shelby County deputies, jobs may be at risk | FOX13  FOX13 MemphisFOX13 is digging deeper into the flawed psychological evaluations of more than 200 Shelby County Deputies.
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Is Sex Good for Us?  Psychology TodayMany more negative than positive articles about sex have been published in four major journals since the 1960s. What explains the negativity bias in sex ...
Edgar Wright's Next Film Will Be a "Straight-Up" Psychological Thriller  Comicbook.comThanks to films like Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, Edgar Wright has become one of the most exciting genre filmmakers of his generation. Wright recently ...
Sex Influences a Dog's Likelihood of Winning in Dog Shows  Psychology TodayNew data shows that in conformation dog shows male and female dogs do not have the same likelihood of winning and earning titles.
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The Perils of Trump’s Autocratic Leadership Style  Psychology TodayAccording to leadership theory and research, President Trump's leadership style is a recipe for ineffective leadership.
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American Psychological Association links 'masculinity ideology' to homophobia, misogyny  NBCNews.comFor the first time in its 127-year history, the American Psychological Association has issued guidelines to help psychologists specifically address the issues of ...
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What Stops You From Thinking Differently?  Psychology TodayHow mentally flexible are you? The Einstellung effect can give you a glimpse.
Wear clothes that do not affect children's psychology: Vadodara Police advisory  Economic TimesVadodara Police have come up with New Year advisory including dresses one should wear that do not have an adverse effect on children. ​​
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Hypnotic Myths

Even though hypnosis has been around officially since the 1700s... Read More

Eating Disorders and the Narcissist

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

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurologically Based

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurologically based disorder. This... Read More

What Causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

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

Balancing Brain Lobes - Mutras

When does consciousness exist? Will the sentient robots being created... Read More

What is the Addictions Recovery Measurement System?

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

The Joan of Arc Complex

Sometimes I think that I have a mental health problem... Read More

A Jungian Approach to Mental Illness

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

I?m Sorry! Blame-Game or Accountability?

A powerful tool for health as we approach the new... Read More

Animal Cruelty: The Key to Serial Minds

What makes a common person a Serial Killer? According to... Read More

The Essence of Being Human

What does it mean to be Human? Well if you... Read More

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Nightmare After The Ordeal

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

Key Solution Focus Interviewing Skills

There are several key Solution Focus interviewing skills that are... Read More

Why Other Children are Rejecting Your Child

IntroductionDeveloping healthy peer relationships is critical for the normal development... Read More

Precognition or Circadian Rhythm?

The bodies natural clock or circadian rhythm seems to have... Read More

What are the 4 Brainwave Patterns and How Do They Effect Your Health

WHAT ARE BRAINWAVES?Every moment of your life your brain is... 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

Do You Love Your Body?

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

Accepting New Ideas

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

Animal to Animal Telepathy

There has been much study on Telepathy in the animal... Read More

The Psychology of Torture

There is one place in which one's privacy, intimacy, integrity... Read More

Creating A Winning Mindset

Do you know anyone who always wins? Sure you know... Read More

Waking Up in the Middle of a Good Dream

When the brain is asleep and in REM dream mode... Read More

The Attention Spanner

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

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

Solution Talk vs. Problem TalkProblem talk, of course, is talk... Read More