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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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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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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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Calming Down and Cooling Off

…downstairs brain and upstairs brain. Downstairs brain initiates the urge to fight, run for your life, or freeze. Upstairs brain produces thoughts that can cause the downstairs brain to fire…

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Transitioning to Independence for Adolescents with ADHD

…Brown, MD, offers pertinent information from research and real-life examples from his practice to explain how adolescence is the training ground for adult responsibility, particularly for youth with ADHD. Larry…

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Create Calm: It Really Matters!

…the emotional brain takes over. This part of the brain is called the amygdala. It is the primitive part of the brain that responds rapidly and reflexively. When you hear…

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ADHD and Tics or Tourette Syndrome

…in families. Treatment options for ADHD include medication, behavior therapy and training for parents, organizational skills training, school intervention, and accommodations. Medications fall into two larger categories: stimulant medication and…

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“Brain Training” Options for ADHD: New Fact Sheet

ADHD NEWSSTAND FOR PARENTS AND CAREGIVERS   contents Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)CHADD does not endorse products, services, publications, medications, or treatments, including those advertised in any CHADD publications,…

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Private: NRC Kaiser Kit (Copy)

Improving Your Life with ADHD Education about ADHD for Parents/Caregivers with Children with ADHD Quick Facts Collapse About ADHDA quick overview of the symptoms, causes, and treatment of the brain-based…

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ADHD News-Educators

…with ADHD and their adult supports. View Article Finding Focus: Attention Training for High Schools By Mark Katz, PhD Accessible online and through an app, this mindfulness-based attention training course…

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Think You Can Spot ADHD in Your Classroom?

…friends away. Although each child’s brain is as unique  as their fingerprints, children with ADHD have small variations in their brain chemistry and structure that differ from the neurotypical children…

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