Category Archives: Learning Disorders

The Influence of Diet on ADHD

For years, clinicians have suspected that diet may affect ADHD symptoms, and in recent years, research has suggested a potential impact of various aspects of diet on ADHD. This research includes examining the use of elimination diets, as well as … Continue reading

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Deep TMS Promising for OCD, ADHD, Other Mental Illnesses

Deep transcranial magnetic stimulation (dTMS), already approved for treatment-resistant depression, is proving beneficial for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), adult attention- deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other psychiatric conditions, according to new research. The success of the technology depends on targeting the … Continue reading

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Study looks at ADHD treatment in teens at risk for bipolar disorder

A study at the University of Cincinnati (UC) will look at brain changes in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, before and after treatment with medication. Researchers at UC will use neuroimaging (magnetic resonance imaging or MRI) … Continue reading

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Small classes, individual plans aid students with ADHD

While any good school should be concerned with tailoring its educational experience to suit each child, large class sizes and limited resources don’t always allow for the ideal scenario. For schools that specialize in teaching and supporting students with attention … Continue reading

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Simply Boisterous or Signs of ADHD

When a child is inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive, there are two extremes which are generally manifested; it’s either attributed to a temporary phase in growing-up years and is ignored or the child is put on instant medication after being diagnosed … Continue reading

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An ADHD diagnosis puts girls at much higher risk for other mental health problems

Girls with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk than girls without ADHD for multiple mental disorders that often lead to cascading problems such as abusive relationships, teenage pregnancies, poor grades and drug abuse, UCLA psychologists report in the … Continue reading

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Diagnosing ADHD Is Just A Few Minutes Away With The Help Of This New Technology

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder diagnosis usually takes time considering that a child has to be taken to a specialist for series of assessment wherein symptoms had to observed. Imagine what it would be like if the diagnosis will … Continue reading

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6 common ADHD myths

‘ADHD is a condition that has been and continues to be significantly misunderstood,’ says Dr Dimitrios Paschos, Re:Cognition Health’s psychiatrist specialising in adult ADHD and related disorders. ‘It’s hard for both the public and professionals to move beyond the label … Continue reading

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Kids with ADHD: No More Shame

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has been controversial for years. Some consider it a rare condition renamed to help drug companies increase their profits — or a convenient label that allows teachers and parents to shift blame for classroom disruptions. … Continue reading

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What are neurotropic vitamins and why do we need them?

Neurotropic vitamins, such as the B vitamins but also vitamins D and E, are vitally important for the health of our nervous system. In fact, diet is as important to psychiatry as cardiology. Neurotropic vitamins is a fancy term for … Continue reading

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