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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In March 2017, a group of young adults emailed me a link to a crowd-funding website to ask my thoughts on a new, direct to consumer health drink being marketed as a cognition boosting, anxiolytic, nutritional supplement. The makers were a group of neuroscience students without clinical licensure. Their all natural product was listed as […]
Here is an interview by APSARD board members Sandra Kooij, M.D., Ph.D. and Vatsal Thakkar, M.D. on sleep and health issues related to living with ADHD. http://mediatracks.com/shows/RHJ_18-08.mp3
As part of the symposium on non-medical treatments for adult ADHD, I’ll be presenting on CBT for adult ADHD. One of the principles in framing interventions is turning “managing ADHD” into actionable steps the patient can “do” to improve functioning. Similarly, being a practicing clinician specializing in adult ADHD, it has been helpful to see […]
A recent, online ahead of print article in the Journal of Attention Disorders addresses the social media language and use in a sample of 1399 adults self-identified as being diagnosed with ADHD compared with matched controls. In addition to linguistic analysis of public Twitter posts regarding themes (including how these themes mapped onto the 5-factor […]
Here is a video blog from Dr. Sandra Kooij, an APSARD Board-member, describing her research during the recent European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Congress in Paris. Click here to access the video.
The HBO series, In Treatment (2008-2010) centered on the life and practice of a psychotherapist, Paul Weston (as portrayed by Gabriel Byrne). Each nightly episode focused on a session with a different patient, with the course of therapy with each patient followed week-by-week. In a scene from a Season 1 episode (with a patient named […]
The October issue of the Journal of Attentions Disorders includes an article on the effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on the risk for smoking in ADHD children grown up. The findings are based on a controlled longitudinal study of children with ADHD in adulthood. The extended effects of smoking continue to be a relevant […]
In this second blog, I will discuss what the research Entrepreneurship and Psychological Disorders: How ADHD can be productively harnessed revealed about the importance of hyper focus and how some of the world’s leading Entrepreneurs use the strength of hyper focus. I will also propose a few practical recommendations to expand the research I believe […]
This is the first in a series of two blog posts discussing and reviewing Entrepreneurship and psychological disorders: How ADHD can be productively harnessed Wiklund et al. (2016). Entrepreneurship and psychological disorders: How ADHD can be productively harnessed. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 6, 14-20. doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2016.07.001 Entrepreneurship is often associated with ADHD symptoms such as […]
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