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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This psychologist explains why people confess to crimes they didn't commit  Science MagazineAt 16, Huwe Burton confessed to killing his mother. He was still in shock from discovering her body when New York City police began to interrogate him.
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University of Reading's Dr James 'delighted and honoured' to win teaching award  Reading ChronicleA TALENTED lecturer from the University of Reading has won a top psychology teaching award.
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Expert: Doctors Will Soon Prescribe Sex Robots to Patients  FuturismDoctors might soon prescribe insurance-covered sex robots to patients, says one clinical psychologist — and it could spell the end of civilization.
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From World Cup-winning captain to psychologist: Birgit Prinz mentally preparing young Germany  Scroll.inPrinz was both captain and star striker when Germany won back-to-back World Cups in 2003 and 2007, but now she is taking a backroom role as team ...
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First BPS Higher Education Psychology Teacher of the Year announced | BPS  The British Psychological SocietyChartered BPS member Dr Alana James has been named as the first BPS Higher Education Psychology Teacher of the Year. Dr James won the title, which ...
Dog Breeds That Pose the Highest Risk of Hurting Children  Psychology TodayNew data shows that the dog bite risk to children (in terms of frequency and severity of injury) is greatest from pit bulls and dogs with wide, short heads.
A Lonely Road for People Living With Borderline Personality  Psychology TodayEveryone needs connection, but not everyone can fulfill that need. A new study of borderline personality patients shows what contributes to their isolation.
Game Over box office collection: Taapsee Pannu's psychological thriller amasses Rs 6.09 cr  FirstpostThe Hindi version of Game Over raked in Rs 2.48 crore through four days, while the Tamil and Telugu versions brought in Rs 1.90 crore and Rs 1.71 crore ...
The Extreme Psychology of Sports Fanaticism  WGN Radio - ChicagoDr. Edward Hirt, professor and Director of Instruction at the University of Indiana, joins WGN Radio's Karen Conti to talk about fan fanaticism. Dr. Hirt is an expert ...
Protests and turmoil push more Hongkongers to seek psychological support  AsiaOneA week of massive protests in defiance of the government's extradition bill have driven an increasing number of Hongkongers to seek psychological support, ...
How Do You Feel Holding Hands with Your Partner in Public?  Psychology TodayNew research shows that same-sex couples refrain from sharing affection in public, but not for a lack of desire.
Fantasising about killing your boss is normal, psychologist says  The IndependentIf you've ever thought about murdering your boss, fear not, as not only is it more common than you think but it's actually a good thing, a leading psychologist ...
Psychologist Says Farrah Fawcett's Son 'Incompetent' To Stand Trial  Radar OnlineA third psychologist diagnosed Redmond O'Neal as "incompetent" to stand trial on serious felony charges related to a 2018 crime spree, but now prosecutors ...
Gaming Disorder, Revisited  Psychology TodayLast week, Gaming Disorder was officially included in the World Health Organization's ICD-11. This article looks at some of the myths surrounding the decision.
32 Things Introverts Wish You Knew  Psychology TodayI asked introverts what one thing they wish the world knew about introversion. Here's what they said.
West Indies vs Bangladesh Preview, World Cup 2019: Psychological advantage with Bangladesh against West I  Times of IndiaTAUNTON: Bangladesh will have the psychological advantage when they face West Indies though both teams are sailing in the same boat as far as their World ...
Anthony Joshua enlists help of Navy Seals and sports psychologist ahead of Andy Ruiz fight  The TelegraphPressure comes with the territory for heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua, but he has enlisted the help of Navy Seal training for maximum duress ahead of ...
Lawsuits raise new allegations of sexual and psychological abuse by ex-VPD detective  CBC.caTwo young women are accusing a disgraced former Vancouver Police detective of sexually abusing and emotionally manipulating them during an investigation ...
The Psychology Behind Summer Weddings, According To Science & History  Elite DailySummer weddings seem beyond romantic — the flowers, the water, the sunlight. Plus, people are taking more vacation days anyway, so it's easier for your ...
Overcome Crushing "Math Anxiety" With This Simple Psychological Hack  InverseThe feelings of tension and anxiety that arise when trying to solve a mathematical problem can be all-consuming. This is known as math anxiety and can affect ...
The psychology of money: How our behaviour affects our money-making decisions  9HoneyAt a time of rising prices and low wage growth, the ability to make savvy decisions about how we spend our ...
Did Cosmic Explosions Prompt Our Ancestors to Walk Upright?  Psychology TodaySupernova explosions in outer space millions of years ago may have triggered a chain reaction that burned Earth's forests and prompted our ancient human ...
Reid wants to rope in psychologist to work with mentally fragile Indian players  SportstarGraham Reid replaced Harendra Singh in April this year and the Australian said his passion to give Indian hockey its glorious days back brought him to the ...
New dads can suffer from baby blues as well, psychologist says  CBC.caAs more fathers take on a larger role in parenting — and the pressures and sacrifices that go along with it — men can shows signs similar to postpartum ...
Biden highlights the nation's lack of school psychologists  PolitiFactOutlining his education platform on May 28, former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden put the spotlight on an often-ignored ...
The devastating psychological impact of the death of a friend  QuartzThe death of a friend is a loss that most people face at some point in their lives—but we don't take it as seriously.
24 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview  LaddersIt's not nervous tics like fidgeting in interviews that hurt your chances. Rather, it could be that being anxious makes you seem less warm and assertive.
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