Research using advanced imaging techniques shows there is a difference in the size of certain parts of the brain in children with ADHD compared to children who do not have ADHD. The areas showing change include the prefrontal cortex, the caudate nucleus and globus pallidus, and the cerebellum.
Abnormal activity of certain brain chemicals in the prefrontal cortex may contribute to ADHD. The chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine are of special interest. Dopamine...Read more
This is the third article in our conversation on sex and bipolar. As I mentioned in my two earlier pieces, there has been a lot written... Read more »
Tis the season, ho ho ho and all that. I do love Christmas. Stores and shops have been decorated since October, and I must admit it is a... Read more »
Adults with ADHD have long stated they have a difficult time paying attention to and completing boring tasks. One recent study may have... Read more »
This is the second in our conversation on the overlap between bipolar and ADD (or ADHD). The condition is not so much about attention... Read more »