Is It Bipolar Disorder or AD/HD?

There is a great deal of controversy about the diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder in Childhood. Sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate AD/HD, … [Read more...]

Links to ADHD Sites and Book Reviews

Books for Parents of Children and Adolescents with AD/HD Daredevils and Daydreamers : New Perspectives on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity … [Read more...]

Attention Deficit Disorder and Addiction

Individuals with AD/HD have several characteristics that make them more vulnerable to substance abuse: These may include self-medication, impulsivity, … [Read more...]

OK, I Have ADHD, But Does Mom Have It Too?

What is it like to have a parent with AD/HD? In many cases, AD/HD is inherited, so if you have it, some other family members might have it … [Read more...]

ADD and Responsibility

Neurobiological Diagnosis and Personal Responsibility: How does morality fit in with AD/HD? Some commentators have linked the increased awareness … [Read more...]

ADD and Invertebrate Anatomy

Coping Styles in ADD Adults Whenever I go hiking in the State Park near my home, I am struck by the variety and tenacity of the forms of life around … [Read more...]

ADHD in Adults: It Rarely Travels Alone

Attention Deficit in Adults: It Rarely Travels Alone Adults have lived longer than children, and thus have had more time to develop other psychiatric … [Read more...]

ADHD and School

Introduction Ever since our country established a system of universal compulsory education, educators and clinicians have begun to notice students … [Read more...]

Presentations

View Slides from Some of Our Past Presentations Women with AD/HD Detection and Prevention of Adolescent Suicidal Behavior Depression and … [Read more...]

Stimulant Medication and AD/HD

What are the Stimulants? When we talk about the use of stimulant medications in psychiatry, we generally are referring to methylphenidate (Ritalin) … [Read more...]

Ritalin Helps…but what about the side effects?

Dealing with Stimulant Side effects The stimulants are often used to treat AD/HD and other conditions. The most common stimulants are methylphenidate … [Read more...]

Women and ADD

How does attention deficit disorder affect your life? Some women say that they have attention deficit disorder (AD/HD), but others say they are … [Read more...]