ADHD

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Are Video Games Bad For Your Health?

What’s hype and what’s truth when it comes to health and video games? Jerry Kennard, Ph.D. examines the science on gaming and offers an accurate assessment.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Tips for Managing Clutter With Adult ADHD

Reducing clutter is challenging for everyone. Add ADHD and it can be overwhelming. Here are nine practical tips to help those with ADHD get clutter under control.

By Eileen Bailey

ADHD Meds Don't Help Healthy Students Think Better

Medications used to treat ADHD don’t boost cognitive function in young adults who don't actually have the condition, and may actually impair their thinking.

By Diane Domina

4 Lifestyle Changes to Help With ADHD Symptoms

While medication can be a key aspect of ADHD treatment, there are things you can change in your daily life to help, too.

By Hilary Thompson

Study Adds to Concerns About Pain Reliever Use During Pregnancy

Research has shown that long-term use of the pain reliever acetaminophen during pregnancy may be associated with an increased risk for neurodevelopmental problems like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorders (ASD...

By Diane Domina

The Role of Medication in ADHD Treatment

Medication does not cure ADHD. But it can help to reduce symptoms, when taken as prescribed.

By Eileen Bailey

Is a One-on-One School Aide Right for Your Child?

Know that the duties of a paraprofessional are based on your child’s unique needs.

By Eileen Bailey

Ten Ideas for Organizing Your Home

Organization may seem elusive to many people with ADHD, but it isn’t impossible. The following ideas may help.

By Eileen Bailey

Signs of Conduct Disorder in Children With ADHD

Some believe that experiencing a series of traumatic events can lead to developing conduct disorder.

By Eileen Bailey

9 Things to Know About Girls With ADHD

Why are so many females with ADHD often misunderstood and misdiagnosed? They often have inattentive type ADHD, which means they have trouble focusing and blocking out distractions but aren’t hyperactive or impulsive.

By Eileen Bailey