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CBT for Adult ADHD: An Interview with Mary Solanto PhD

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

Mary V. Solanto, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Solanto has worked extensively with adults and children with ADHD. Her research and publications address the cognitive and behavioral functioning of individuals [...]

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Social anxiety disorder respond to therapy? Brain study says yes

By | 2016-10-05T06:45:49+00:00 March 21st, 2011|Categories: Brain, Depression/Anxiety, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-14) -- When psychotherapy is helping someone get better, what does that change look like in the brain? This was the question a team of psychological scientists set out to investigate in patients suffering from social anxiety disorder. "The study recruited 25 adults with social anxiety disorder from a Hamilton, Ontario clinic. The patients participated [...]

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Children with ADHD handling a dog: Exciting or calming?

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:12+00:00 December 8th, 2009|Categories: ADHD, Animals, Dogs, Research, School|Tags: , , , , , , |

Summary of the study: There was a significant decrease in heart rate and a significant increase in blood pressure five minutes after a dog was held by children with ADHD. However, teacher ratings of mood and behavior were not significant. The authors concluded that pet therapy for children with ADHD may actually increase excitement rather than [...]

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Online therapy can be effective

By | 2016-10-05T06:46:12+00:00 August 31st, 2009|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Note that this study did not directly compare online therapy to face-to-face sessions. Rather, it compared online therapy with physician treatment to a group which received physician treatment but no therapy. While there is considerable debate as to whether online therapy is at par with face-to-face sessions, this is at least a step towards finding out [...]

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