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ADHD and Sleep Disorders

Adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have current and lifetime sleep problems and disorders, regardless of the severity of current ADHD symptoms according to a recent study.  Results indicate that adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of ADHD, regardless of […]

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Bipolar Disorders and ADHD

An increasing number of youth are being diagnosed with, and treated for, bipolar disorder.  Youth with episodic mania, elation and irritability common during manic episodes. In diagnosing mania in youth, clinicians should focus on the presence of episodes that consist of a distinct change in mood accompanied […]

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ADD and Alcoholism

Childhood ADHD and Conduct Disorder as Independent Predictors of Male Alcohol Dependence at Age 40 A recent Danish Study on Alcoholism studied males for a period of forty years examining the antecedent predictors of adult male alcoholism.  This study revealed the correlation of premorbid behaviors consistent with […]

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ADD and Substance Abuse

The presence of ADHD is an important risk factor for the development of alcoholism and other disorders associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs. In addition, Substance Use Disorders tend to appear earlier and to progress more rapidly in persons with ADHD. Alcoholics with ADHD […]

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ADD/ADHD and Medication

Medication can help reduce the symptoms of hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and impulsivity in both children and adults with ADD or ADHD. ADHD medication may help improve the ability to concentrate, control impulses, plan ahead, and follow through with tasks.  ADD medication is most effective when combined with other methods […]

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Counseling at the Davisson Clinic, LLC

Dr. Harvey G. Davisson, Ph.D.,  C.HT. has been serving the Dallas-Fort Worth area as a Licensed Psychologist and as a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist for the past 35 years. His practice is composed primarily of referrals from other professionals and successful clients and includes a history of over 100,000 […]

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Identification and Treatment of Children with Psychiatric Disorders in Circumventing Adult Criminal Justice System

Improved identification and treatment of children with psychiatric disorders in the criminal justice system is most likely the most cost effective method of approaching social issues and the long term costs of incarceration of adults.  In short it is cost effective to identify psychiatric disorders and treat […]

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ADD/ADHD and the Criminal Justice System

There has been a growing consensus based both academic research and criminal justice analysis that there exists a fairly strong association between measures of ADHD and criminal and delinquent behavior. Attention Deficit – often combined with hyperactivity – Disorder (ADD and/or ADHD) as a neuropsychological condition has […]

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ADHD NOT a Recipe for Life of Crime

Crime is not a way of life for the vast majority of persons with ADHD. Dr. Emmy Werner’s work provides an insight into and understanding of how ADHD can be overcome and individuals develop into productive members of society leading satisfying lives. Dr. Werner is known in […]

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ADD and Parents

While 12.6 percent of the parents of children without ADHD were divorced by the time the children were 8-years-old, the figure was 22.7 percent for parents of kids with ADHD. Couples with ADHD kids also tended to reach the point of divorce or separation faster. For many […]

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