Psychologist Barkley Says Life Expectancy Slashed in Worst Cases for Those With ADHD
Using a large database created by a center for actuarial studies, a psychologist and researcher is positing that people with the worst cases of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) will see a 25-year reduction in life expectancy, according to a presentation made Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders.
Review of Trials Finds Support for Combination ADHD Therapies, but Not Alternative Treatments
Behavioral therapy combined with stimulants is more effective and tolerable than other treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a recently published review and network meta-analysis of 190 randomized trials. The review did not find evidence to support cognitive training, neurofeedback, antidepressants, antipsychotics, dietary therapy, fatty acids, and other complementary and alternative medicine.
There’s a surprising science behind making friends, and this psychologist is teaching it.
Imagine if someone jumped into your conversation at a party without an introduction, interrupting you mid-sentence.That might strike you as odd or rude. But when we give someone the simple advice to "just go up and introduce yourself," we're skipping many of the nonverbal steps important to making a...