Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide

… mild to moderate ADHD symptoms.  Recent research studies indicate that behavioral interventions not only change behavior they change how the brain looks and works. Total Focus provides a comprehensive approach based on the latest scientific and Medical research that is very cost effective: Parent Education Behavior Modification Programs for Home and School Relaxation Training to Improve Emotional Control Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Improve Motivation, Problem Solving Skills and Self-Esteem …

Do I Have Adult ADHD?

… ADHD?” There is no single test to evaluate for (ADHD). That means no simple online test, no blood test and no genetic test. That doesn’t make ADHD a “squishy” diagnosis, though. Far from it. A large body of peer-reviewed research supports ADHD as a valid Medical diagnosis, and so do all Medical professional organizations. Adult ADHD is, however, considered a syndrome: that is, a condition with multiple symptoms that vary among the individuals who have it. Other …

Attitude Change and ADHD

Attitude Change and ADHD Author: Powlin V. Manuel MD, MBA Attitude is people’s evaluation the various aspects of the social world formed from social learning, classical conditioning, instrumental conditioning, and observational learning. Making an assessment of the existing attitude will provide us information to take appropriate measures to change attitude. The existing attitude of the parents, teachers, peers, and healthcare providers affect the outcome of patients suffering from ADHD. …

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone

For ADHD Adult Patients, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus Medication Better Than Medication Alone An adult with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) who takes targeted medication combined with 1-on-1 sessions of CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) is likely to experience significantly greater improvement of symptoms compared to an ADHD adult patient who only has the medication, according to research published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), August 25th …

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD: An Overview ADHD is neither a “new” mental health problem nor is it a disorder created for the purpose of personal gain or financial profit by pharmaceutical companies, the mental health field, or by the media.  It is a very real behavioral and Medical disorder that affects millions of people nationwide.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), ADHD is one of the most common mental disorders in children and adolescents.  According to research sponsored by NIMH, …

7 Things Every Parent Must Know About ADHD

… wild theories about ADHD, there is not one universally accepted cause. Most people will tell you that there is a large genetic component, and yet others will have you believe that it is impacted by diet, parenting, and many other conspiracy theories. While there is no definitive cause, the most popular theory relates to chemical processes in the brain and how certain neurotransmitters are absorbed. 3. There is no cure Unlike many Medical disorders, there is no known cure for ADHD. In fact, …