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ADHD medications
  A recent study that has appeared in the journal NeuroImage:Clinical, reports that subjects who had been treated with methylphenidate (Ritalin) before the age of 16, had significantly lower levels of the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) as adults, compared with subjects who had started methylphenidate therapy after age 23, and subjects who had never taken...
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Over the next month, 55+ million children and adolescents will be returning to their classrooms in public and private schools around the country. Out of this number, 6.4 million students have been diagnosed as having ADHD and most of them take psychostimulants or other drugs to control their symptoms. And while parents scurry around anxiously...
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The following article is based on my book The Myth of the ADHD Child: 101 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion.  It was originally posted on my publisher’s (Tarcher-Pereigee) website: ”Learn, Create, Grow,” on August 31, 2017. FACT: ADHD is a disorder characterized by hyperactivity, impulsivity, and...
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On Wednesday I did an interview on Sirius Radio, for ”The Matt Townsend Show” which is on the BYU Channel (Brigham Young University).  We talked about my new book The Myth of the ADHD Child:  101 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion.  I want to thank Matt...
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Yesterday I did an podcast interview for ”The Life of Dad” website based upon my new book The Myth of the ADHD Child:  101 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Behavior and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion. Thanks to Art Eddy and Ryan Hamilton for a nice, spirited conversation about ADHD, non-drug strategies, and...
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