ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD & Parenting: An Interview with Mark Bertin MD

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 June 11th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Mark Bertin, a board certified developmental behavioral pediatrician, studied at the UCLA School of Medicine and completed his training in general pediatrics at Oakland Children’s Hospital in California. Dr. Bertin is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at New York Medical College. Dr. Bertin is a frequent lecturer for parents, teachers and professionals on topics related [...]

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ADHD & Marriage: An Interview with Melissa Orlov

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 June 7th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Dating, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Melissa Orlov is a marriage consultant and one of the top experts in how ADHD affects relationships. She has been writing and speaking about the topic since 2007, researching it since 2005. She has worked with Edward Hallowell MD since 2004, writing ADHD articles and newsletters, and assisting with educational programs delivered by Dr. Hallowell and [...]

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The ADHD Maverick: An Interview with Jennifer Koretsky

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 May 31st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Books|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jennifer Koretsky is the managing partner and chief executive officer of ADD Management Group, LLC. She is the author of Odd One Out: The Maverick's Guide to Adult ADD, and is the director of the Virtual AD/HD Conference®. She is also a Senior Certified AD/HD Coach. Her website is www.adhdmanagement.com. 1. In your book Odd One [...]

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Interview with Dr. Ari Tuckman on Adult ADHD

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 May 9th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , |

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, MBA is a psychologist in private practice, specializing in diagnosing and treating children, teens, and adults with ADHD, anxiety, and depression. He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio, and XM Radio and been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe. In addition to his [...]

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Being Outdoors Reduces ADHD Impairment

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:42+00:00 April 21st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD|

A study by Taylor and Kuo (2009), has found that time spent outside can help reduce the impact of ADHD symptoms. Not only that, but park environments seem to have more an impact that city settings. Keep Reading...

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5 Ways to Boost Work Productivity

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:42+00:00 January 17th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Social Media, Technology, Work|Tags: , , , , |

You may be reading this while you are at work. Perfect - here are six ways to get moving with that work productivity. You may even find that when you practice these six steps, you are getting more work done in a shorter amount of time. And who doesn't want that? 1. Block time-wasting websites Continue [...]

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Yes, DEA, there’s an ADHD Med Shortage

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 January 1st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Medication, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The FDA says there's a shortage of ADHD medications. They've put stimulant medications on their official shortage list. The DEA says there's no shortage. I've been taking Adderall since I was 23. I'm now, um, considerably older. I tried to get my Adderall prescription filled a couple of months ago. For the first time, I was [...]

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Article: ADHD & Menopause @PsychCentral

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:47+00:00 November 30th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , |

Here's an article Patricia Quinn MD and I were recently quoted in, regarding ADHD and menopause: It’s hard enough having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But if you’re a woman going through perimenopause or menopause, you might find it getting even harder. Diminishing estrogen levels can actually exacerbate symptoms, ... Continue reading "ADHD and Menopause: What [...]

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50 Tips for College Students

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 October 5th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, College|Tags: , , , , |

I did the "extended tour" of college. From about 1991-2002. I did get 4 degrees, so at least I have an excuse. :) I've also been an adjunct professor, so I've also been at the other side of the classroom. 1) The Freshman Fifteen does exist. So does the Freshman Twenty. Watch how many starches and [...]

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How Jim Henson Changed My Life

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:44+00:00 September 24th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Television, The Marshall Brothers|Tags: , , , , , , |

Today (9/24) is the 75th anniversary of Jim Henson's birthday. The impact of his work will continue to generations to come. Jim Henson changed my life in so many ways. Here are just a few of the legacies he left in my life. 1. He helped me grieve my friends' deaths. When my best friends Dave [...]

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