How Does Stress Feel? Learning how your body reacts when you become stressed and looking for those signs in the future can help reduce the physical effects. Here are some common signs of stress: Feeling angry, irritable or easily frustrated Trouble sleeping or wanting to sleep all the time Losing your temper with others Headaches … Read more
Factors that may protect youth with ADHD from negative outcomes
Las personas con TDAH muestran un patrón persistente de falta de atención o hiperactividad/impulsividad que interfiere con el funcionamiento o el desarrollo
While deciding on an initial ADHD treatment plan is certainly important, equally important is establishing a plan to monitor how well that treatment is working
A list of “do’s” and” don’ts” for parents.
You may have heard of clinical trials, and your doctor may even have suggested your child enroll in one. Clinical trials are voluntary research studies conducted in people and designed to answer specific questions about the safety and/or effectiveness of drugs, vaccines, other therapies, or new ways of using existing treatments. If your child were to … Read more
PARENTING FOR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS (PARENTING) MHS Newsletter/Blog Post By Dr. Carolyn Greene, VA Mental Health Services With school out and warm weather, summertime … Read more
Many children with ADHD have issues with emotions. In this article you will learn why they have these issues and what to do.
ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers Learn more about attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and discover how CDC’s research helps us all understand how ADHD impacts children and families. What is ADHD? ADHD is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and often lasts into adulthood. More than 1 in 10 children, 4-17 years … Read more
NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder National Institute of Mental Health Definition Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a person wanders off task, lacks persistence, has difficulty sustaining focus, and is disorganized; and these problems … Read more