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CBT for Adult ADHD: An Interview with Mary Solanto PhD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00October 11th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Books|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mary V. Solanto, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Solanto has worked extensively with adults and children with ADHD. Her research and publications address the cognitive and behavioral functioning of individuals [...]

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6 Ways to Get More Sleep

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00October 1st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Depression/Anxiety, Health, Note to self..., Organizing, Sleep|Tags: , , , , , , |

How well are you your sleep patterns? Do you wake up feeling refreshed in the mornings or do you find your eyes battling the sunlight due to a slumber-less night? Well rest assured that peace on your pillow will be what you can look forward to with these 6 steps to a better night's rest. Rest [...]

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Sociopaths: Impaired Sense of Smell

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00September 26th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Brain, Health, Research|Tags: |

A study by Mahmut & Stevenson (2012) has found impaired senses of smell in people with sociopathic tendencies. The study sample consisted of 79 subjects, and the sample was taken from the community (as opposed to a psychiatric clinic). Researchers found that people that scored highly on sociopathic traits had more difficulty identifying scents and differentiating [...]

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French Kids Do Have ADHD: An Interview with Elias Sarkis MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00September 22nd, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , |

Moliere described ADHD in his play L'Étourdi ou Les Contretemps (The Blunderer) in 1655. However, the concept of ADHD as a serious disorder is still not fully accepted in France. However, ADHD impacts the functioning of 3.5% of the population of France (Lecendreux, et al. 2011). In addition, ADHD is just as prevalent in other countries [...]

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ADHD Women: Higher Rate of Self-Harm & Suicide Attempts

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00September 21st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A recent study by Hinshaw et al. published by the the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2012) shows that women who were diagnosed with ADHD as young adults, in are more likely to attempt suicide or report injuring themselves than comparable young women in a control group. In the first of the studies, 228 girls [...]

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ADHD & Mindfulness: An Interview with Lidia Zylowska MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00June 19th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lidia Zylowska, M.D. is the author of The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD. She is a UCSC-affiliated psychiatrist who specializes in mindfulness-based approaches to mental health and adult ADHD. She practices in northern California. Dr. Zylowska is a cofounder of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, where she conducted the first study of mindfulness-training for adults and [...]

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Effective Sports Training: An Interview with Top Shot’s Gabby Franco

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00June 18th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Gabriela Franco grew up in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. As a child she was very active, and participated in different sports such as swimming, gymnastics, and running. One day her father took her to the shooting range when she was 11 years old. Since that day, she knew she wanted to know more about the sport. At the [...]

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ADHD & Parenting: An Interview with Mark Bertin MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00June 11th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Mark Bertin, a board certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, studied at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his training in general pediatrics at Oakland Children’s Hospital in California. Dr. Bertin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College. Dr. Bertin is a frequent lecturer for parents, teachers and professionals on topics related [...]

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ADHD & Marriage: An Interview with Melissa Orlov

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00June 7th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Dating, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Melissa Orlov is a marriage consultant and one of the top experts in how ADHD affects relationships. She has been writing and speaking about the topic since 2007, researching it since 2005. She has worked with Edward Hallowell MD since 2004, writing ADHD articles and newsletters, and assisting with educational programs delivered by Dr. Hallowell and [...]

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The ADHD Maverick: An Interview with Jennifer Koretsky

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41-05:00May 31st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Books|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jennifer Koretsky is the managing partner and chief executive officer of ADD Management Group, LLC. She is the author of Odd One Out: The Maverick's Guide to Adult ADD, and is the director of the Virtual AD/HD Conference®. She is also a Senior Certified AD/HD Coach. Her website is www.adhdmanagement.com. 1. In your book Odd One [...]

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