Attention Deficit Disorder Groups: Joining Your First

… can affect every area of a sufferer’s life, including their Social interaction. Because of certain behaviors and challenges associated with the disorder many who suffer from it choose to isolate themselves rather than face Social rejection. The Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group can mean a whole new world for Attention Deficit Disorder patients. For information regarding Attention Deficit Disorder Support Groups the Internet can be an unrivaled resource. Look for support groups …

Joining An Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group

… their Social interaction. Because of certain behaviors and challenges associated with the disorder many who suffer from it choose to isolate themselves rather than face Social rejection. The Attention Deficit Disorder Support Group can mean a whole new world for Attention Deficit Disorder patients. For information regarding Attention Deficit Disorder Support Groups the Internet can be an unrivaled resource. Look for support groups online; many will also have information about groups that …

The Misdiagnosis Of Adhd And What It Can Mean To You And Your Family

… that could eliminate the symptoms and address the child’s real problem without prescribing unnecessary stimulant medications. Often, when a child is placed on medication for ADHD when it is not the real problem, the symptoms of ADHD go away, but so does the child’s personality. While this may be seen as an improvement to the behavior problems that led to the diagnosis, it actually harms the mental development of the child and inhibits the normal development of Social skills that are …

The Three Stages of the History of Add/adhd

… beliefs (or any Social causes at all) and we strongly believe that everyone needs to get far past this view of ADD. The advent of new scientific research has led to a newer understanding of ADD, which brought out the second stage… Stage 2: The Medical Diagnosis: The Medical Diagnosis of ADD refers to the newer research which documents that ADD is in fact a real medical condition. New research in brain imaging, genetics and neuropsychology clearly established that people with ADD …

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

Social-emotional development for these kids may be 30% less than their peers. Thus, a 6 year old should be considered to react more like a 4 year old. Therefore, 4 minutes would be more appropriate. ADHD Secret #2: Use Reward, not Punishment One of the most important things to realize about children with ADHD is that they respond much better to reward than to punishment. So here’s how to adapt the time out to a child with this diagnosis so that the tool is more effective. If your 6 year …

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, …