The Wide Spectrum of Mood Disorders

Spectrum Mood Disorders

The wide variety of emotions, joy, grief and sadness, are an integral part of the rich tapestry of human experience. Without them we would lose part … [Read more...]

ADHD and Comorbidity

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What's Under the Tip of the Iceberg? Many children and adults with AD/HD also experience other difficulties. It seems that having AD/HD makes it more … [Read more...]

Daytrana

Daytrana

Is It Ready for Prime Time? Methylphenidate absorbed through the skin. In 2006, Shire Pharmaceuticals released Daytrana for the treatment of AD/HD … [Read more...]

Intellectually Gifted Women

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What Happened to All the Gifted Girls? What happens to intellectually gifted girls when they grow up? Do they go on to have brilliant careers? Do … [Read more...]

Non-Stimulant Medication for Children, Adolescents and Adults with ADHD

60-80% of youth and adults with AD/HD gain significant relief from stimulants. However some individuals require other medications to treat their AD/HD … [Read more...]

Atomoxetine: An Non-Stimulant for AD/HD

Atomoxetine, brand name, Strattera, was approved by the FDA for distribution in November 2002. It became available in US pharmacies in early 2003. … [Read more...]

Medications for Adults with ADHD

It had long appeared that the medication situation for AD/HD was reversed from that of other psychiatric conditions. For other conditions, … [Read more...]

The High Cost of ADHD

High Cost of ADHD

A study published in 2001 in JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, indicated that children with AD/HD were more likely to need … [Read more...]

Girls, Women and Attention Deficit Disorder

Girls & Women with ADHD

Girls and Women are Under Diagnosed The DSM-IV estimates that the ratio of boys with ADHD to girls was 4:1. For those in actual treatment in clinics, … [Read more...]

Gifted Student with ADD

Student with ADHD

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Taking Your ADD To College

Most teens with AD/HD can remember how they struggled to get along in school. You used tutoring, medication, tape recorders, and plain hard work to … [Read more...]

Adult ADD

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder: Diagnosis, Coping and Mastery In the past, Attention Deficit Disorder was believed to be a condition that affected … [Read more...]