Behavior Treatments First for Kids with ADHD?

Findings from a new study could change the way treatment is handled for children with ADHD. According to an article in The New York Times, two research papers published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology support using… Read the rest

Beyond Medication: Evidence-Based ADHD Care

ADHD is a condition that is often managed safely and effectively with prescription medications. But for a segment of the ADHD population, drugs are not the answer. Some people don’t respond to them at all; others suffer adverse side effects;… Read the rest

ADHD: An Overview

ADHD is the diagnosis for an array of difficulties, but the common thread that unites them is difficulty in regulating attention—paying the right amount of attention for the appropriate amount of time. In addition, symptoms typically include distractibility, and often… Read the rest

Dr. Amen’s 7 Types of ADHD

ADHD is not a one-size-fits-all diagnosis, and no one knows that better than Dr. Daniel G. Amen. Amen, a psychiatrist and brain imaging specialist, has been studying ADHD for more than two decades, and what he’s learned is challenging conventional… Read the rest

Straight Talk About Medications for ADHD

ADHD is the most common psychiatric disorder treated in children. It affects from 5% to 9% percent of school-age children: At least 70% will continue to have the disorder into adolescence. About half will still have the disorder as adults.… Read the rest