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Latest Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder Stories

2010-10-04 19:38:04

When girls with symptoms of autism or ADHD seek professional medical help, their problems are often played down or misinterpreted, and there is a real risk that they will not get the help or support they need.

2010-09-22 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Vicki Parker has opened The Brain Trainer, a research-based brain training and speech therapy center. The Brain Trainer helps children and adults learn and communicate better.

2010-09-16 07:30:00

Briefing hosted by Shire, the Entertainment Industries Council and the Lab School of Washington with actress Roxy Olin delivering keynote on behalf of Entertainment Industries Council as part of its mental health advocacy tour WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-09-08 14:54:00

Persistent myths about Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder damage public perception of the 4% to 9% of the population grappling with this devastating condition. The nation's four leading ADHD organizations seek to end the stigma, once and for all. NEW YORK, Sept.

2010-08-27 08:14:07

Adults with attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are showing greater improvement when receiving individual sessions of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in addition to their monthly medication.

2010-08-25 01:52:29

Adding cognitive behavioral therapy – an approach that teaches skills for handling life challenges and revising negative thought patterns – to pharmaceutical treatment for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) significantly improved symptom control in a study of adult patients.

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2010-08-18 08:35:00

Nearly 1 million children in the United States are potentially misdiagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder simply because they are the youngest – and most immature – in their kindergarten class.

2010-06-25 07:15:00

MILLER PLACE, N.Y., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Child and Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Program for ADHD, a division of East End Psychological Services, provides testing and state-of-the-art treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) across the lifespan.

2010-06-23 18:51:00

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning Lab, Brentwood will present a free seminar, Does My Child Have ADHD? Diagnosing and What's Next?, on Thursday June 24, 2010 from 7:00-8:00 PM at the Maryland Farms YMCA in Brentwood. The seminar will be presented by Dr.

2010-05-13 08:39:32

Several barriers prevent minority children with ADHD from receiving the most effective treatments, according to a new study by Michigan State University researchers.


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