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Does ADHD Medication Improve the Parenting Skills of Adults with ADHD?

Does ADHD Medication Improve the Parenting Skills of Adults with ADHD? Raising children is not easy.  I should know.  As a clinical psychologist, I’ve helped parents learn the skills they need to be better parents.  And my experience raising three children confirmed my clinical experience.  Parenting is a tough job under the best of circumstances […]

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Cerebellum & stims Ivanov

A recent structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of pre-adolescent and adolescent youth reports findings relevant to clinicians who treat ADHD patients of any age.  It suggests that stimulant medications normalize cerebellar volumes.  See more at   A recent structural magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study of pre-adolescent and adolescent youth reports findings relevant to clinicians […]

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Can Physical Exercise Help People with ADHD?

Can Physical Exercise Help People with ADHD? By Stephen V. Faraone Animal studies clearly show that physical exercise helps with brain development and improves behaviors known to be impaired in ADHD people.  Some studies in humans are consistent with this, but the data are weaker.  Studies using exercise to treat ADHD suggest that moderate to […]

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Adult ADHD and Comorbid Somatic Disease

Adult ADHD and Comorbid Somatic Disease By Stephen V. Faraone, PhD Although there has been much research documenting that ADHD adults are at risk for other psychiatric and substance use disorders, relatively little is known about whether ADHD puts adults at risk for somatic medical disorders.   Given that ADHD people are disorganized and inattentive and […]

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Vallon Pharmaceuticals Presents Positive Data from Pilot Intranasal Human Abuse Study of Its Investigational Abuse Deterrent Stimulant, ADAIR, at the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) Annual Meeting

Vallon Pharmaceuticals Presents Positive Data from Pilot Intranasal Human Abuse Study of Its Investigational Abuse Deterrent Stimulant, ADAIR, at the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD) Annual Meeting – According to reports from the US Department of Health and Human Services, more than 5 million Americans misuse or abuse prescription stimulants annually – ADAIR […]

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ADHD Among Seniors: APSARD Members in the News

ADHD Among Seniors: APSARD Members in the News APSARD members David Goodman, Kathleen Nadeau, Lenard Adler, and Sandra Kooij recently discussed with the Wall Street Journal’s Sumathi Reddy the importance of properly diagnosing and treating ADHD among older adults. The article, ‘An Unexpected New Diagnosis in Older Adults: ADHD’, juxtaposes patient perspectives with those of […]

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Knowledge/Understanding, Perception and Attitude Towards ADHD in Indonesia

Knowledge/Understanding, Perception and Attitude Towards ADHD in Indonesia Nandini Jhawar & Kevin Antshel, Ph.D. Department of Psychology ADHD Lifespan Treatment, Education and Research (ALTER) program Syracuse University ADHD prevalence rates in low- and middle- income countries (LAMICs) are approximately 6.1% (Bitta, Kariuki, Abubakar, & Newton, 2018), but the majority of ADHD research takes place in […]

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ADHD Symptoms Manifest in Automatic and Controlled Processing

ADHD Symptoms Manifest in Automatic and Controlled Processing Jennifer Lee, Doctoral Candidate Beth Krone, PhD Long Island University Post Campus Investigating and understanding the underlying nature of attention processes in ADHD can help drive improvements in treatment. In a new study, Caprì, Santoddi, and Fabio (2020)1 examined whether children with ADHD exhibited deficits in automatic […]

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APSARD 2020 Annual Meeting Poster- Neuropsychological Assessment Discriminates ADHD-I from SCT by Parent Report

  The annual meeting of APSARD is an opportunity to bring experts together to share knowledge and build collaborative relationships for improving research and clinical practice. In a poster, “Neuropsychological Assessment Discriminates ADHD-I from SCT by Parent Report”, Beth Krone, PhD, Anne Claude Bedard, PhD,  Kurt Schulz, PhD, Iliyan Ivanov, MD, Jeffrey Newcorn, MD, and […]

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