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Is It ADHD or a Thyroid Disorder?

By | 2017-06-27T12:29:36+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: ADHD, Health|Tags: , , |

Is It ADHD or a Thyroid Disorder? Symptoms of ADHD and a thyroid disorder can be very similar.  You may also be more likely to have a thyroid disorder when you have ADHD.  Read on to find out more about both disorders. What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—a neurological, genetic, and biological disorder [...]

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5 Ways to Make Your Life Better in the New Year

By | 2017-02-06T11:10:57+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Categories: Happiness, Health, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

The new year is upon us, and that means a fresh start.  This is the perfect time to reassess where we are going in life, where we want to go, and how we are going to get there.  Here are some ways to improve your quality of life in the new year. 1.  Set better boundaries. Setting [...]

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$0 copay savings card for life-saving EpiPen (save up to $100 per pack!) 

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:40+00:00 August 14th, 2016|Categories: Medication|Tags: , |

Children and adults with ADHD have a significantly higher rate of allergies than the general population, including life-threatening allergies.  Click this link to get a $0 copay savings card on Epipens, an epinephrine injector that can save you or your child's life. Save up to $100 per 2-pen pack! https://www.epipen.com/copay-offer

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Binge Eating & the Workplace: An Interview with Richard Bedrosian PhD

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 July 13th, 2012|Categories: Eating Disorders, Food, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Richard Bedrosian Ph.D is Director of Behavioral Health and Solution Development for Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company. He is a clinical psychologist with over 34 years of experience in treating depression, addictions, anxiety disorders, and aftereffects of childhood trauma or abuse. He is a pioneer in the development of digital coaching interventions [...]

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Eating Disorders in Men: An Interview with Dr. Roberto Olivardia

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 May 16th, 2012|Categories: Eating Disorders|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a Clinical Instructor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Psychologist at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts. He maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Arlington, MA, where he specializes in the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and compulsive skin picking. He also [...]

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Great adult ADHD article in NY Times

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:48+00:00 May 14th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great article on adult ADHD in NY Times. And there are quotes from two of my favorite people, Ari Tuckman Psy.D. and Russell Barkley Ph.D.! Health Speed Bumps on the Way to an A.D.H.D. Diagnosis By LESLEY ALDERMAN Published: May 13, 2011 Undiagnosed, the disorder can wreak havoc on relationships and one’s self-esteem. But getting a [...]

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Happy Children Make Happy Adults

By | 2017-03-11T10:12:29+00:00 February 25th, 2011|Categories: Relationships, Research, School|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-25) -- Being a "happy" teenager is linked to increased well-being in adulthood, new research finds. Using information from 2776 individuals who participated in the 1946 British birth cohort study, the scientists tested associations between having a positive childhood and well-being in adulthood. A 'positive' childhood was based on teacher evaluations of students' levels of [...]

Perfectionism can be Hazardous to Your Health (Sometimes)

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:47+00:00 July 12th, 2010|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

Perfectionism has been linked to poor physical health and an increased rate of death, according to Dr. Pem Fry. The study followed 450 adults aged 65 and older for 6.5 years. The participants completed an initial questionnaire to assess their level of perfectionism and other personality traits. Participants with high perfectionism scores had a 51% increased [...]

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