ADD and ADHD – Know Them, Their Differences and How to Treat?

… Researchers keep debating about the possible reasons, and they zero upon food reactions, parental shortcomings and neurological deficiencies etc as most possible reasons of this disorder. Many scientists have achieved success in this regard after having been researched for so long to find out a suitable response of this crucial question hence the ideal reply to this question ‘what does cause ADD?’ would be both genetic and neurological causes. Usually the cases of attention deficit …

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

Children with ADHD: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior – A Parenting Guide For the parents of a child with ADHD, everyday tasks turn into battles—from getting the child out the door in the morning to getting him to bed at night. My son was diagnosed with ADHD at age 6, so I remember what it was like to have a daily tug of war with an attention disordered child all too well. Parents look for help everywhere. they may read one book after another and hear a parade of behavioral experts …

Do I Have Adult ADHD?

… was considered a disruptive order of childhood, and its diagnosis was based on observing overt behavior (usually physical hyperactivity).  That means many people fell through the cracks, and only later in life do they discover they have ADHD. Today we know that many people, especially adults, have no obvious physical hyperactivity but instead might have more mental restlessness.* ADHD can adversely affect relationships, presenting greater-than-average risk of divorce, relationship breakups, …

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, …

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7 Things Every Parent Must Know About ADHD

ADHD is said to affect anywhere from 3 to 10% of school-aged children. Yet despite this number, the word on the street would make you believe that this number is much higher. With anyone and everyone thinking they know about ADHD, as a parent, you must really sort through a lot of rumors and hype about attention deficit disorder. The following are 7 critical pieces of information every parent must know about ADHD: 1. ADHD is a popular diagnosis I am fairly certain this will come as no …