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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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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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 ...
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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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Pune Student Expelled for Indiscipline Will Return to College After He Clears 'Psychological' Test  News18The student was expelled from DY Patil Vidyapeeth in Pune after he reportedly destroyed hostel property and misbehaved with the college staff.
Toxic masculinity: American Psychological Association says it’s bad to be a man  RTAttention boys: bullying, homophobia, sexual harassment and abuse are all your fault, according to new guidelines published by the world's largest association ...
The American Psychological Association released a takedown of “traditional” masculinity, and men are furious  HelloGigglesThe APA released a guide for therapists on how to treat men and boys dealing with toxic masculinity, and some men are outraged by it.
The psychological hack that can help you save more money  LaddersIt's one thing to identify financial areas you need to work on, like how to save money, but actually changing habits that have been there for years?
Dog Breeds Don't Have Distinct Personalities  Psychology TodayPersonality traits are often used to characterize a breed. However, individual variation, even among littermates and siblings, makes such stereotypes unreliable.
The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter  The New York TimesDo you have a clutter problem? If you have to move things around in order to accomplish a task in your home or at your office or you feel overwhelmed by all ...
A DNA Blueprint for the Future  Psychology TodayAs Robert Plomin explains in his new book, Blueprint, DNA determines most of our psychology.
A psychologist's guide to coming back from burnout  QuartzSubscribe to the Quartzy newsletter to receive this in your inbox each Friday. Earlier this month, a Buzzfeed story about “millennial burnout” went viral, and it ...
What to Tell Our Kids About the State of the World  Psychology Today“The world is too much with us,” wrote the English Romantic poet William Wordsworth in the early 1800s. His sonnet expressed concern that the rapid ...
Amendments made to the law surrounding psychological abuse within a relationship  Basingstoke GazetteCHANGES to the law have finally made psychological abuse within a relationship illegal.
About 200 Shelby County Deputies Must Take Psychological Tests Again  www.localmemphis.com(localmemphis.com) - Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris spent a slice of this day at the National Civil Rights Museum, along with thousands of others.
Marie Kondo's tidying isn't just about appearances. There's a psychological and spiritual upside, too  CNNMarie Kondo's tidying trend has benefits beyond clearing up space in your home. Decluttering also raises self-esteem, lifts moods, brings peace and improves ...
Australians aim to build psychological resilience in the face of a changing climate  WVXUAustralia has suffered devastating weather in recent years — droughts, floods, tropical storms and heat waves that many scientists say are a taste of what.
Litecoin Technical Analysis: LTC/USD seeing a drop below the big psychological $100 mark remains possible  FXStreetLTC/USD 15-minute chart Price action has formed a bearish flag pattern as seen across the time frames, subject to an extended break lower. Spot.
There Must Be Something Wrong With Them  Psychology TodayThe Middle Ages. The time of war, famine, mud, pox, leeches and very weird art. It doesn't sound like a delightful time to be alive – and strangely enough, it was ...
Psychological distress is a risk factor for dementia  Science DailyA new study suggests that vital exhaustion -- which can be perceived as an indicator of psychological distress -- is a risk factor for future risk of dementia.
Retiring from elite sport can take its toll on your mental health. Here's how Andy Murray is dealing with it  The IndependentRetiring from a career in elite sports can be stressful in a number of ways, something the former tennis world number one understands very well, says Paul ...
Australian Open 2019: Ash Barty whisper triggers war, Petra Kvitova | Results, updates  NEWS.com.auThe temperature was turned right up in Ash Barty's quarter-final debut against Czech destroyer Petra Kvitova in a second set where both players found their ...
How to make your New Year's resolution stick, according to psychologists  NBCNews.comLose weight. Quit smoking. Spend less time online. Whatever you resolve to change this New Year's Day, psychologists say you need a plan — not just a ...
Childcare centre employees to get psychological tests in Sarawak - Nation  The Star OnlineSIBU (Bernama): Sarawak will be introducing a psychological evaluation test as an additional condition for the opening and registration of new childcare centres ...
Imagine: James Graham, review: a psychological profile of the extraordinarily nice man behind Brexit: the Uncivil War  Telegraph.co.ukIf only we could all be more like James Graham. As the nation rips itself to shreds, the chronicler of our political crisis remains the calmest person in the room.
Bad air pollution linked to increased psychological distress  AccuWeather.comAir pollution is the fourth-largest threat to human health, behind high blood pressure, dietary risks and smoking, and it has been linked to mental distress as well.
Psychological processes at work in Trump and the Brexiters  The GuardianLetters: The pattern is clinically well known and exemplifies one response to attachment insecurity seen first when children are younger than two, writes Dr John ...
We need to talk about the psychological effects of sports injuries  Metro.co.ukGetting injured doing something you love is the worst. It's the bittersweet risk we run as sports lovers - the harder we push, the harder we can fall. And no...
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