A​​n​​ Overview of ADHD Care

by Mark Bertin, M.D. What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD*)? ADHD is a developmental delay in a wide range of life management skills including planning and organizing, affecting far more than just attention. ADHD may impact social relations, emotional well-being, academic success, and almost any other area of life, even physical health and self-esteem.  Understanding its full impact in this way allows … Read more

Where Do YOU Do Your Best Work?

Informal Time-Limited Survey: Where Do YOU Do Your Best Work? Often, people with ADD/ADHD find they don’t do their best work in their office/home office. Where do you do your best work: Office Home – Which room? Coffee Shop Library Gym Study Hall Park Other Also, do you work better when alone, or when there is another person … Read more

Key Findings of The Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Key Findings of The Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Its Diagnosis and Treatment in a Community Based Epidemologic Study   CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) funded one of the largest community-based, epidemiologic studies of ADHD in the United States to enhance our understanding of ADHD in children and to make the … Read more

7 Experiences That Indicate You May Have A Drinking Problem

7 Experiences That Indicate You May Have A Drinking Problem Could you be better off saying farewell to alcohol for good? By Beth Leipholtz Before admitting I had a problem with alcohol, I spent a lot of time and energy denying that problem. Through meaningless hookups, nights I didn’t remember and alcohol-inflicted injuries, I was … Read more

Pediatric care for children with ADHD

Pediatric care for children with ADHD – Discouraging new findings By David Rabiner, PhD   Most children with ADHD receive their care from community-based pediatricians. Given the large number of school-age children who require evaluation and treatment services for ADHD, and the adverse impact that poor quality care can have on children’s development, it is … Read more

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