adhd Articles
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD, ANXIETY. About half of kids with ADHD also have anxiety disorders, and the combination can have an effect on quality of life, social interactions, and general functioning, according to an article at DailyRX.com. The children faring poorest had at least two anxiety disorders... Read more
News, Resources from 2e newsletter
Monday, April 14th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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"NEW" KIND OF ADHD A recent NY Times article covered how some are pushing for "sluggish cognitive tempo" as another ADHD subtype. The subtype seems to share some characteristics with inattentive Theyre the daydreamy ones, the ones with work thats not turned in... Read more
Dear Cesar, My Dog Has ADHD
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Cesar Millan is one of my heroes.Cesar, more commonly known as the Dog Whisperer, rose to fame by being the guy who could walk into a situation with an unruly dog and, sometimes within minutes, could return the dog to a 'normal' mind state.No drugs were ever used.I was saddened w... Read more
From 2e Newsletter: News Items, Resources
Thursday, March 27th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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WHEN AN LD HITS THE FAMILY. Many in the LD, gifted, and 2e communities are involved personally or professionally because of family circumstances. Not many of us are accomplished researchers in cell biology and biochemistry, but when biochemist Ricardo Dolmetch's son was diagnosed... Read more
From 2e Newsletter
Thursday, March 20th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD, MEDS, BMI. A new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that children treated with stimulants for ADHD experienced slower body mass index BMI growth than their undiagnosed or untreated peers, followed by a rapid rebound of BMI that e... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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ADHD OVER TIME. Some kids -- perhaps half -- "grow out" of ADHD as they age. A recent study links such a transition to factors that include the severity of acting out or withdrawing; the mental health history of the parents; and the socioeconomic status of the family. R... Read more
From the Publishes of 2e Newsletter
Saturday, March 15th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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LATER SCHOOL STARTS. The New York Times covered the issue of sleepy adolescents versus early school starts, citing science and examples of how later school starts can help students function well. There are complications with after-school activities being bumped later, but the art... Read more
From the Publishers of 2e Newsletter
Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN WORKOUTS have lots of purposes -- keeping the brain young, for example. But some products are designed for 2e-related functions. Cogmed, as readers of this blog know, markets a program to improve attention and learning. A somewhat skeptical article in The New York Timesprov... Read more
Before Pediatric Psychiatrists Became Involved...
Sunday, March 9th, 2014 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Scenario Ashley is worried about her up and coming school exams.1977 - Ashley's school offer her extra curricular activities after school and a one-to-one with her tutor to help with her homework.2013 - Ashley is refferred to a pediatric psychiatrist by her school counsellor. Ash... Read more
News, Resources from 2e Newsletter
Thursday, March 6th, 2014 by 76Trombones
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BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK starts March 10th. Its purpose to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. You read about the results of brain research in this blog; to find out more about Brain Awareness Week, go to dana.org. NCLD has released its "Sta... Read more
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