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Attention Magazine October 2012
Adult ADHD and Substance Use Disorders: What’s the Deal?
Substance use represents a particular risk for adults with ADHD. We’re learning more about the relationship and implications for treatment.
Where There’s Smoke, There’s…ADHD: What the Science Says
Scott Kollins PhD
The statistics on ADHD and cigarette smoking are alarming, but what are the evidence-based recommendations?
Parents in Pain: Relationship Issues for Parents of a Child with ADHD
A psychiatrist and a school psychologist share tips on dealing with feelings of loss or alienation from your child with ADHD.
My Brother is a Class-A Brat: Tips for Parenting Your Child Who Doesn’t Have ADHD
Terry M. Dickson MD, ACG
Living with a brother or sister who has ADHD can be quite challenging-especially when overwhelmed parents miss what’s happening with their other child.
Channeling Your Inner MacGyver
Mark Katz, PhD
In this preview of CHADD’s upcoming conference in San Francisco, a keynote speaker discusses his message of acceptance and hope.
2012 Young Scientist Research Fund Awards
Michael J. Kofler
The recipients of this year’s awards summarize their research — “Central Executive Working Memory Training for Children with ADHD: A Translational Research Agenda” and “Risk and Resilience: An Empirical Examination of Differential Susceptibility for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.”
The Zones of Regulation: A Curriculum Designed to Foster Self-Regulation and Emotional Control
Mark Katz, PhD
Drug Abuse in Youth with ADHD: a chat with Brooke Molina, PhD
Brooke S. Molina PhD
Brooke Molina, PhD answers questions based on what peer reviewed published research has found. Including:|- What is the risk of addiction for a child with ADHD?|- How does using medication to treat ADHD affect this risk?|- How does using other treatments (e.g. behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, coaching, etc.) to treat ADHD affect this risk?