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2014-06-30 23:19:59

Dr. Tim Houchin, M.D., founder and president of 360 Mental Health Services, was featured on Kentucky Educational Television's Connections, a television show hosted by Renee Shaw that highlights individuals striving to make a difference in the community. During the half-hour program Dr. Houchin addressed a wide range of mental health related questions, including possible reasons Kentucky now leads the country in the diagnosis of ADHD in children at some 19 percent. Lexington, Kentucky...

2014-05-22 23:01:28

DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that Dr. Meredith Naidorf, a New York, New York psychiatrist, has added her profile to the growing number of doctors using the site. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 DoctorsElite.com, a service that helps patients around the United States locate doctors by diagnosis, treatment, specialty, sub-specialty, and location, has announced that...

2014-05-20 23:17:47

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently announced that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are taking amphetamine medications for ADD or ADHD. Should a rational parent, pediatrician, child psychiatrist or psychologist be alarmed by this statistic? Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 In his May 16, 2014 article from the New York Times Alan Schwarz cited a recent government announcement that over 10,000 children ages 2 and 3 are being prescribed amphetamines for attention deficit...

2014-04-07 23:27:02

Child and adolescent specialist Dr. Jayne Schachter Walco brings more than 25 years of experience to Morris Psychological Group. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Morris Psychological Group is pleased to announce that clinical psychologist Dr. Jayne Schachter Walco has joined the practice. Dr. Walco brings more than 25 years of experience treating a variety of mental health issues with a particular specialty in working with children and adolescents. “We are thrilled to have Dr....

2014-01-29 08:30:18

First Clinic in Mid-South To Utilize FDA Approved EEG Based Biomarker MEMPHIS, Tenn. and AUGUSTA, Ga., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC and NEBA® Health, LLC announce today that Dr. Arif Mirza, MD Child Psychiatrist & Medical Director of Germantown Private Psychiatry PLLC have become NEBA partners and now offer the only FDA approved brainwave-based ADHD assessment aid. The NEBA ADHD Test can be scheduled at our office located at 7505 Capital...

2014-01-22 12:26:03

Dr. Amy Cheung leading research to give doctors clinical tools that will help them spot teen depression and prevent teen suicide TORONTO, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Bell Let's Talk and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre today announced a new partnership in support of youth mental health - the $1 million Bell Canada Chair in Adolescent Mood & Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Amy Cheung, a prominent youth psychiatrist and researcher at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, has been named the...

ADHD Diagnoses On The Rise
2013-11-23 05:59:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Half of all American children who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are diagnosed by the age of six, according to new research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Furthermore, youngsters with severe ADHD are often diagnosed at even earlier ages – half of them by the age of four, based on information provided by parents. In total, the CDC reports that two million more...

2013-10-02 13:04:29

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry A study published in the October 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that approximately one in three teens with bipolar disorder developed substance abuse, for the first time, during 4 years of follow-up. The study also identified several risk factors that predicted who among these teens was most likely to develop substance abuse. Using data from...

2013-05-03 23:00:11

A recent study by pediatricians from the Cohen Children´s Medical Center of New York examined to what extent pediatric physicians adhere to American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical guidelines regarding pharmacotherapy in treating young patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The results showed that more than 90 percent of medical specialists who diagnose and manage ADHD in preschoolers do not follow treatment guidelines recently published by the AAP. New Hyde...

2013-04-23 12:08:04

Harvard researchers find lengthy waits for severely ill psychiatric patients A study published today in Annals of Emergency Medicine reports lengthy waits for severely ill psychiatric patients in need of immediate hospitalization in the Boston area, due in part to time-consuming prior authorizations required by insurance companies. Psychiatrists spent, on average, 38 minutes on the telephone getting authorization. In 10 percent of cases it took more than one hour to obtain insurance...


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