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ADHD & Mindfulness: An Interview with Lidia Zylowska MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00June 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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ADHD & Parenting: An Interview with Mark Bertin MD

By |2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00June 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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Top 5 Books on Childhood Bipolar Disorder

By |2016-10-05T06:46:11+00:00December 6th, 2010|Categories: Books, Depression/Anxiety, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

These are the top 5 books I recommend on Childhood (Pediatric) Bipolar Disorder. If you have any that you would like to recommend, feel free to leave a comment on this post. 1. Pavuluri, M. (2008). What works for bipolar kids: Help and hope for parents. New York: Guilford Press. My review: Review 2. Greenberg, R. [...]

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Important Information on Special-Needs Trusts

By |2017-12-12T20:51:18+00:00June 19th, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Autism, Money|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you are the parent of a special-needs child, figuring out long-term care or income for your child can be an anxiety-provoking experience.  Especially when you find out that having even a little money in the bank can disqualify your child from receiving assistance such as Medicaid or Social Security/Disability benefits. A special-needs trust, or supplemental trust, allows money [...]

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Accuracy of Adult Recall of Childhood ADHD Symptoms

By |2016-10-05T06:46:14+00:00April 1st, 2008|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

A study by Mannuzza et al. (2002) found that adults with ADHD have difficulty accurately recalling their ADHD symptoms. Adults with ADHD (N=176) who had all received a previous diagnosis of ADHD in childhood were then interviewed by clinicians who were not aware of the subjects' ADHD diagnosis. When the adults with ADHD were interviewed regarding [...]

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