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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 & 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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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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Ambidextrous children more likely to have ADHD symptoms?

By |2016-10-05T06:46:12-05:00February 2nd, 2010|Categories: ADHD, Books, Medication, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A study found that ambidextrous children (those that are both left- and right-handed) are more likely to develop ADHD symptoms later in life, compared to their left-handed and right-handed peers. The article states: Mixed-handed children, relative to right-handed, had approximately a twofold increase in odds of having difficulties with language and scholastic performance at the age [...]

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Virtual Reality Classrooms as an Assessment for ADHD

By |2017-01-10T00:00:39-05:00March 16th, 2009|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Continuous-performance tests (CPTs) are assessments that measure sustained attention, selective attention, and impulsivity. They can be used as part of an evaluation for ADHD. The "old school" CPTs use actual paper, pencil, and a stopwatch. The newer generation of CPTs were software applications that allowed the computer to keep track of variables. The latest CPTs use [...]

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