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ADHD

Is it Immaturity or ADHD? Understand Your Child’s ADHD Diagnosis

Is it Immaturity or ADHD? Understand Your Child’s ADHD Diagnosis In anticipation of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Week, which begins Sunday, we’re answering some common questions about the disorder. Dr. William Sears, father of  Dr. James Sears, explains how to tell if a child has ADHD or is just a little immature. Many wiggly, […]

FDA Approves Daytrana® For The Treatment Of ADHD In Adolescents

FDA Approves Daytrana® (methylphenidate Transdermal System) CII For The Treatment Of ADHD In Adolescents 14 Jul 2010   Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Daytrana® (methylphenidate transdermal system) for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in adolescents aged 13 […]

Brain Study Highlights Role Of Dopamine In Impulsive Behavior

Brain Study Highlights Role Of Dopamine In Impulsive Behavior  Jun 03 2010   It’s a common scenario: you’re on a diet, determined to give up eating cakes, but as you pass the cake counter, all resolve disappears… Now, scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at UCL (University College London) have shed light on the […]

Synergy Between Behavioral And Pharmacologic Interventions For ADHD

Synergy Between Behavioral And Pharmacologic Interventions For ADHD Apr 2010   Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental health disorders affecting children and adolescents. Children with ADHD are excessively restless, impulsive, and distractible and experience difficulties at home and in school. Problems inhibiting behavior are a common theme for ADHD symptoms. These symptoms […]

Mental Health, Naturally

Mental Health, Naturally-first-of-its-kind, Comprehensive Guide To Nonprescription Therapies For Mental And Physical Well-Being Feb 18 2010 –  Many parents wonder how to handle a child who has been diagnosed with ADHD, anxiety or depression – or even one who is struggling with day-to-day stress. In her new book, Mental Health, Naturally: The Family Guide to […]

Insomnia in Children With ADHD

Insomnia in Children With ADHD Melatonin Treatment for Insomnia in Pediatric Patients with Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 1/25/2010– Children with ADHD often have pediatric insomnia, which affects academic and social functioning, overall health, and family life. After other diagnoses have been ruled out, first-line treatment includes optimizing ADHD treatment with stimulants, and implementing good sleep hygiene […]

Relationships Suffer Under Stress of Raising Child With Disorder

Married, With ADHD Relationships Suffer Under Stress of Raising Child With Disorder For many years, scientists have explored how parental conflicts and other marital problems can affect the well-being of children. Far less attention has been paid to the opposite question: How do children, especially difficult children, influence the quality of married life? Couples who […]

Michael Phelps Addresses The Stigma Of AD/HD

Michael Phelps Addresses The Stigma Of AD/HD 26 Aug 2008    “Congratulations to Michael Phelps for winning eight Olympic gold medals. I applaud him and his mother for speaking about AD/HD. Mr. Phelps shows that it’s possible to go beyond coping with AD/HD and truly achieve. His candor addresses stigma and, hopefully, will inspire others to […]

A red flag about medicating young children

August 05, 2008 A Column by BONNIE HARRIS For the Monadnock Ledger-Transcript World-renowned Harvard child psychiatrist and director of the research team at Mass General Hospital Dr. Joseph Biederman has been found by Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa to have failed to report millions of dollars he has received over the years from the drug […]

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