Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Life Hacks to Help Anyone With ADHD—Including Those Who Don’t Have a Diagnosis

Although medication and therapy can be effective treatments for ADHD, they’re not the only way to manage the disorder or its symptoms. Creating a daily routine is critical too, for anyone struggling with attention problems.

Psychology | Psychology

Can a child with ADHD lead a normal life?

Our agony aunt, Mary Fenwick offers her advice to one woman who asks: can a child with ADHD lead a normal life?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What is social capital and why can ADHD affect it? - The Washington Post

A lack of social capital can lead to a lack of friends. But there are steps you can take to build social capital.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Helping adults and children with ADHD in a pandemic world

The pandemic era’s unstructured uncertainty has weighed heavily on those with ADHD, who struggle with planning, motivation, and attention, but psychologists are working to get them back on track.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

ADHD Help for Kids: Try Omega-3 Fish Oil

A new international study finds that omega-3 fish oil can actually treat ADHD symptoms in certain children just as much as leading ADHD medications.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Don’t Believe the Hype: Tech-Induced Anxiety is Real | Thrive Global

The New York Times published an op-ed by a psychiatrist who says tech-induced anxiety among teens is a myth, but the science shows otherwise.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Pilot study finds “smart drug” Aderall has limited benefits for healthy students, and may harm working memory – Re

By Emma Young. For the large numbers of students who report taking stimulants, these results suggest that they probably won’t do much to enhance their academic performance.

Health & Fitness | Health

ADHD: Top Concentration-Killers in Pictures

The truth about multitasking, email overload, nagging thoughts, hunger, and other brain drains of modern life. Pictures show what destroys focus and quick solutions.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

The ‘Problem Child’ Is a Child, Not a Problem

Suspending or expelling young students for behavior they can’t control makes matters worse. There is a better way.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Under our noses: ADHD & Sleep

I tend to read the papers, such as those linking obstructive sleep apnea and ADHD, which support my contention that sleep deprivation is a major contributor.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Pictures: Nondrug Treatments for ADHD

Medication isn’t the only way to treat ADHD. Learn about different treatment options in this slideshow.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Why Kids Shouldn’t Sit Still in Class

Movement stimulates the brain and may help students become better learners.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Gifted Students at High Risk for ADHD Misdiagnosis

Critics must combat ADHD and Common Core with demands for intellectual rigor as well as recess.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

Respected Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan says the rise in ADHD is the result of “fuzzy diagnostic practices” that only benefit big pharma and psychiatrists.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Medicating Children With ADHD Keeps Them Safer

New research suggests that medication can reduce risky behavior in teenagers with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

News | News Items

There's a Scientific Reason Why You're Ignoring People, Study Says

It's not your fault you didn't hear your partner while watching TV

Health & Fitness | Health News

What Picky Eating Might Mean for Children Later

Moderate and severe cases of selective eating were associated with elevated symptoms of anxiety and depression in later years, a new study found.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Secret Life of Melatonin

Melatonin is a commonly used over the counter sleep aid, but this hormone's effect on fertility and puberty are powerful and not fully understood in humans. Caution should be exercised before any chronic use or using melatonin in kids.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Adult ADHD Slideshow: ADHD Time Management and Organization Tips

If you have ADHD or you just need to get yourself and your family organized, use these WebMD tips to make your day flow smoothly.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli app offers alternative to hyperactivity medications

Forget Ritalin, new Israeli company Myndlift has an app that can improve attention disorders without negative side effects.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

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