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ADHD On Flash Drive

In a world where each of us spends many hours per day “connected” one must ponder how high intensity digital stimulation modifies the brain and behavior. Not only adults but children are continuously exposed by their phones “blowing up” with group texts, snap chat, instagram and the like. Our modern digital age comes with many […]

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Q&A: ADHD Expert Offers Clinical Guidance on Prescribing Stimulants

APSARD Board Member, Anthony Rostain, M.A., M.D., was interviewed by Healio Psychiatry. Please see below for the introduction and the link to the full article. CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE FULL INTERVIEW “ADHD is marked by a pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that affects daily functioning. According to data from the National Comorbidity Survey Replication, the […]

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Schema and Adult ADHD

Below is a link to an interesting article relevant to the psychosocial treatment of adult ADHD, particularly using cognitive behavioral therapy oriented approaches. A previous blog by this writer (Core Beliefs and Adult ADHD, 03/15/2017) highlighted two preliminary studies of the incidence of maladaptive schema in adults with ADHD and their potential contribution to difficulties […]

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University of Pennsylvania Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program

Hello APSARD Members, The APSARD Social Media and Website committee is trying out a new blog feature. We will be showcasing various clinical/clinical-research programs specializing in various aspects of the assessment and treatment of ADHD. The purpose is to highlight some of the professional activities of APSARD members and the availability of these programs as […]

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Brain Stimulation and Impulsivity in Adult ADHD

Impulsivity is one of the core symptoms of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A recent study published online ahead of print in the journal Brain Stimulation reported on the results of a sham controlled study of the potential benefit of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for adults with ADHD. The stimulation targeted the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex to […]

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APSARD Blog: Sluggish Cognitive Tempo in Adult Outpatients Seeking an ADHD Evaluation

By Jessica R. Lunsford-Avery & John T. Mitchell Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (SCT) is a set of symptoms including mental fogginess, slowed cognition and behavior, and daydreaming. Researchers are currently uncertain whether SCT is a transdiagnostic construct or a separate diagnosis, and if it is a separate diagnosis, there’s discussion about whether to call it SCT […]

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