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For kids with ADHD, regular ‘green time’ is linked to milder symptoms

A new study adds to the evidence that time spent in green outdoor settings benefits children with ADHD. A study of more than 400 children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder has found a link between the children’s routine play … Continue reading

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Use Herbal Remedies for ADHD

ADHD is typically treated with the medications methylphenidate or amphetamine, which are stimulant drugs. While they have been proven to be effective they also have a high risk for abuse and have many side effects such as weight changes, appetite … Continue reading

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Alterations in Brain Dopamine Pathway Appears to be Associated with Certain Symptoms of ADHD

Among the findings of the authors: “This study provides evidence in favor of the predicted disruption in the mesoaccumbens dopamine pathway in ADHD. With PET imaging, lower D2/D3 receptor and DAT [dopamine transporters] availability in those with ADHD than in … Continue reading

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Addiction: Pay Attention

Heroin and chocolate cake have a nasty way of crowding out the rest of the universe. The country’s chief addiction expert argues that the propensity to drink, overeat and take drugs is a matter of attention gone awry. By Kathleen … Continue reading

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Stop or Go?

Stop or go…inhibit or excite? There seems to be some confusion regarding the claim that dopamine is a neuro-inhibitor in the dopamine addiction model, leading some people to have difficulty with the excitatory / inhibitory thing. Let me see if … Continue reading

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Imbicilica

Imbicilica: stuff that is imbicilic. Imbicilic: like or as an imbecile; so senseless as to be laughable; absurd, foolish, harebrained, idiotic en.wiktionary.org/wiki/imbecilic ————————————————————– According to the fourth edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders … Continue reading

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Executive Functions Model Part 3 – Ruination

On his web page, Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is described as an internationally recognized authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Dr. Barkley has specialized in ADHD for more than 30 years and is currently a … Continue reading

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