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Attention Magazine October 2012

Adult ADHD and Substance Use Disorders: What’s the Deal?

David Teplin

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

Richard Lougy

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

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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?