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Independent Psychological Assessments: What You Need to Know

Think you may have ADD, depression, or another psychiatric disorder? Learn how this type of assessment differs from other psychological tests—and why it may give you the insight you need.

Learning Disabilities: Early Diagnosis Is Key

Recognizing the signs sooner than later can help kids thrive in school.

Exercise: An Additional Treatment for ADHD?

Typically, medication and therapy have been the go-treatments for ADHD. Now researchers are saying that exercise may provide some benefits as well.

What Can Iron Supplements Do for Men?

Learn how this multi-functional mineral can help support men's health.

Adult ADHD: 3 Treatment Options

Combining education, medication, and psychotherapy shows promise.

Understanding Adult ADHD Symptoms

It's not always easy to pinpoint ADHD in adults, but spotting the symptoms is the first step toward getting the right diagnosis and treatment.

7 Bipolar Disorder Myths—Busted

When it comes to bipolar disorder, it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. Here, we debunk the biggest myths surrounding the disease.

ADHD in the Classroom

For students, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can present a host of unique challenges and opportunities.

ADHD and Obesity: What's the Connection?

A national study suggests that kids with ADHD have double the chance of being overweight. Find out why.

Adult ADHD Survival Tips

Living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be a challenge, but these tips can make it easier.

Suffering in Silence: Women and ADHD

Millions of women and girls are affected by ADHD, but they're rarely diagnosed. Learn how to spot the symptoms.

Treating OCD and ADD With Medicinal Marijuana

What do the experts say about using medicinal marijuana to alleviate symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD)?

Mood Disorders: Are They Caused by Vitamin Deficiencies?

Vitamins play a critical role in mental health. And insufficient intake of certain vitamins have been linked to mood disorders. So, which deficiency is resulting in your symptoms? Find out here.

Secondhand Smoke and Kids: How Much Is Too Much?

When it comes to kids and secondhand smoke, is there a safe level? And what does secondhand smoke affect?

How to Advocate for Your ADHD Child

Getting the support and help you need from school can be an overwhelming experience. Here's where to start.

Could Neurofeedback Retrain Your Brain?

Although the procedure may sound complex, the intended results are not. NFT seeks to teach a brain with a particular abnormality how to behave normally.

Could Your Child Have Tourette Syndrome?

Tics are common in childhood. When they continue and occur in conjunction with other repetitive patterns, they could be signs of a condition called Tourette Syndrome.

Are You Really Suffering from Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder, a debilitating mood disorder, is often misdiagnosed, delaying appropriate treatment and even increasing the severity of a patientís illness.

The Link between ADHD and Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders are also commonly reported in adults with ADHD. Brain researchers are working hard to find out why.

Long Term Health Issues Surrounding ADHD

It can be difficult to deal with a child with ADHD. And although stimulants cannot cure ADHD, they can certainly help control behavior. But are these stimulants actually harming your child?

Banishing Dirt and Germs Indoors May Be Safer and Easier Than You Think

Recent findings by the US Environmental Protection Agency found that air inside the home may be more polluted than outdoor air, because of toxins contained in common cleaning solutions.

ADHD in Children: One of the Harmful Effects of Pesticides?

New Harvard Study shows a potential link between pesticide exposure in children and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) but more research is still needed.

What You Should Know about Your Child and Mental Health Issues

Learn when to be alarmed about your child's misbehavior and if it can be linked to a mental health illness.

Share Your Story. Become a Health Hero.

Have you or a loved one survived a life-threatening disease? Are you currently struggling with depression, chronic pain, heart disease, or other health-related condition? Have you gone to extraordinary lengths to help someone in a health crisis? If so, we want to hear from you!

Does Your Child Have Attention Deficit Disorder?

You've heard all about ADHD, but do you know which signs to look for?

Michael Phelps: Overcoming & Excelling with ADHD

An Olympic medalist's story gives hope to parents and children impacted by ADHD.

Promoting Self-Esteem in ADHD Children

With a little patience and a few smart strategies, you can help boost your child's self-esteem.
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