Is It Still Safe to Give Antidepressants to Children and Adolescents?

Is It still safe to give antidepressants to kids

Or...Can Antidepressants Cause Suicide? Fluoxetine, (Prozac)  was the first SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor)  to be approved in the … [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...]

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 Depression: Effective Treatments

Depression in Adults: Effective Treatments Introduction Everyone has times they feel sad and don't enjoy life. For some people the emotional pain … [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...]

Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is the fear of going out into public places. It can occur with or without panic attacks. Mary's* problems started one day when she was … [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...]

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...]

Attention Deficit Disorder and Medication: The Basics

AD/HD and Medication: The Basics There has been controversy about the use of medications to treat both children and adults with Attention Deficit … [Read more...]