Wednesday, July 30, 2014

I've Done It Again, ADHD And Overload - PsychCentral.com (blog)









I've Done It Again, ADHD And Overload

PsychCentral.com (blog)

I've told you all before how I get caught up in my schedule. Not caught up as in everything done, caught up like a fish in a net. And I know I've mentioned that it seems to happen without me seeing it coming. It's usually like a walk in the park ...





Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Recognizing ADHD in kids - The Times and Democrat









Recognizing ADHD in kids

The Times and Democrat

ADHD is a common condition in which children experience problems with paying attention or concentrating. Such problems can make it difficult for kids to excel in the classroom. Many children have ADHD. According to the National Institute of Mental ...





Monday, July 28, 2014

Embracing My ADHD: A Teen's Perspective - Huffington Post









Embracing My ADHD: A Teen's Perspective

Huffington Post

When you are a teen, being different can be awful. As a teen with ADHD, I know this first hand. By the time I was 10, I was spending twice as many hours as my classmates to complete my assignments. My home life frequently felt like a battlefield. I ...





Embracing My ADHD: A Teen's Perspective - Huffington Post (blog)









Embracing My ADHD: A Teen's Perspective

Huffington Post (blog)

It was a great relief to know why I was struggling, but having an ADHD diagnosis did not in and of itself resolve any of my challenges, it simply categorized and in some cases amplified them. As I soon learned, like most, I was prescribed some meds and ...





The Logic of the ADHD Diagnosis - Mad In America








Mad In America



The Logic of the ADHD Diagnosis

Mad In America

Welcome! This blog presents a psychological understanding of the diagnostic category “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” (ADHD). Over the past decades, professionals have been informing the public about the neurobiological causes of the ...





Saturday, July 26, 2014

New ways to help treat children with ADHD - MiamiHerald.com









New ways to help treat children with ADHD

MiamiHerald.com

Kids with ADHD typically have trouble with executive function: things like paying attention to something that doesn't interest them, making priorities, sticking with things until the end and imagining consequences, said Dr. Jeffrey Brosco, professor of ...





Pediatrician currently utilizes Quotient ADHD test on patients - News-Medical.net









Pediatrician currently utilizes Quotient ADHD test on patients

News-Medical.net

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood condition characterized by more than normal difficulty with focus, behavior control, impulsivity and hyperactivity. It affects nine percent of children younger than 18 and about ...