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Take Control of Your Systems

July 20, 2017

Bring order and structure to organize your life at home and at the office.

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Overlapping Symptoms of ADHD and Other Psychiatric Disorders

March 21, 2017

Overlapping symptoms that can help you diagnose ADHD.

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NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

November 14, 2016

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…

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What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

August 9, 2015

General information from the NIMH on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

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What You Need To Know About ADHD

May 27, 2015

General information about AD/HD.

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Focusing on ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

May 27, 2015

General information on children and ADHD.

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What is Executive Function?

September 30, 2014

General information on executive functions, as well as strategies.

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ADHD Checklist by the CDC

May 4, 2014

Signs and symptoms of ADHD.

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Setting Target Goals for managing ADHD symptoms

July 24, 2012

Creating personalized goals is a great way to guide ADHD management and to successfully reach patients’ desired behaviors/outcomes. Although goals will change over time and can be adjusted, creating a plan and following a few specific tips can help individuals realize and sustain their goals.

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Development of Preventive Interventions for ADHD (Audio)

April 5, 2011

No longer science fiction: The development of preventive interventions for ADHD
Dr. Jeffrey Halperin, Ph.D. will:
Start with the notion that “Prevention is better than cure” (Desiderius Erasmus, 1466 – 1536) and will consider ways in which preventive interventions can be used to alter the all-too-common adverse course of ADHD over the lifetime.
Reframe current notions about ADHD into a developmental perspective that better reflects the changing nature of the disorder from the preschool years through adulthood.
Describe brain changes over time that parallel the diverse behavioral outcomes associated with ADHD.
Discuss why most current treatments for ADHD have only modest, if any, effects on long-term outcome.
Describe a novel early intervention/prevention program for children with ADHD that is based on the notion that environmental manipulations can impact brain growth and development, which, in turn, may have lasting effects on the severity of ADHD.

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