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…to examine brain-behavior interactions underlying psychopathology, particularly ADHD and mood disorders, in children and adolescents. She received an NIH Pediatric Loan Repayment Program grant for her work examining brain-behavior interactions…

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Frenzied, Frazzled, and Overwhelmed: The Interaction of Hormones and ADHD in Women in Midlife

…effort.   Meditation practices also optimize brain functioning and improve emotional self-regulation, working memory, and sustained attention. Meditation produces physiological brain changes in the attentional networks, dopamine levels, brainwave patterns,…

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ADHD News-Adults

…there may be a more direct connection to ADHD than previously thought. CHADD’s Adult Training Program Releases Its Second Course CHADD launched the Adult to Adult training program this summer…

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Parent to Parent

Training on ADHD provides parents with a comprehensive understanding of ADHD as well as strategies to improve life at home and school. Designed by parents for parents, this training provides…

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Guidance for Uncertain Times: Ways to Stay Healthy During the Coronavirus Pandemic

…dopamine burst in the brain, or simple carbohydrates, which basically get metabolized and processed like sugar. They tend to not plan for meals as much, because if you think about…

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Frenzied, Frazzled, and Overwhelmed: The Interaction of Hormones and ADHD in Women in Midlife

…networks). Mindfulness meditation can regulate brain functioning and attention by exercising the brain through training in the intentional focus of awareness. Overall, the benefits of meditation are far-reaching and include…

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Why Can’t I Do This? How Emotional Intelligence and Self-Regulation Pay Off for Adults with ADHD

…greatly benefit you. A quick look at that brain wiring can help us understand why people with ADHD might find emotions taking over other parts of the brain, thus impacting…

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Medication Management in ADHD

Podcast Transcript Medication Management in ADHD Summary: The diagnosis of ADHD requires a thorough assessment, and treatment involves a combination of interventions, including medication, family education, and ongoing support. Medications…

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Parent Training and Education

…improve their child’s behavior and relationships at home. Behavioral Parent Training Behavioral Parent Training (BPT) is a program that helps parents learn ways to help their child behave better. BPT…

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How ADHD Sometimes Gets Worse

…healthy volunteers. Age-related decline in brain dopamine activity even in healthy volunteers has also been documented in several other regions of brain important for executive functions. White matter decreases in…

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Treatment of Complex ADHD

…of complex ADHD begins with treating the condition that is most prominent, and may involve behavior therapy, parent training, or medication. When medication is used, stimulants are the first line…

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Behavioral Interventions for ADHD

…One of the main forms of behavioral intervention for children with ADHD is behavioral parent training. And behavioral parent training is a treatment that focuses on teaching parents practical everyday…

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