Psychology Information


Psychology Information

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is Not Related to I.Q.


It's important to know that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Intelligence, as measured by I.Q.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurologically Based


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a neurologically based disorder. This position has become controversial as many would like to dismiss the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder altogether saying that there is no evidence of neurological differences, or that there are no medical tests to diagnose ADD ADHD, or that the diagnostic criteria is too broad.

Intro to Being an ADHD Parent


In my fifteen years of private practice working with children with ADHD, one of the common concerns that I observed by parents was the fear that they had done something, or failed to do something, that caused their child's ADHD. I guess it is normal to blame yourself when your child is having problems.

What Is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is a medical condition. It is caused by genetic factors that result in certain neurological differences.

How Big of a Problem is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - "ADD" or "ADHD" - affects between five to ten percent (5% - 10%) of all children in the United States, and three to six percent (3% - 6%) of adults. About 35% of all children referred to mental health clinics are referred for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, making it one of the most prevalent of all childhood psychiatric disorders.

Why Does It Seem That There Are More Children With ADHD Than Ever Before?


Even though the percentage of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is likely the same as in the past, there are three likely reasons why it seems that "there is more ADHD" than ever before: First, we become more aware of problems like this as parents than we were as a children. We have grown up now and we are more concerned about these issues since we have our own children.

Anti-Social Behaviors and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder


Anti-social behaviors are common with ADHD individuals. About 60% of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder kids are also oppositional or defiant.

What Causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?


The most recent models that attempt to describe what is happening in the brains of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder suggest that several areas of the brain may be affected by the disorder. They include the frontal lobes, the inhibitory mechanisms of the cortex, the limbic system, and the reticular activating system.

Its Never Too Late


First of all, a bit of background: A high school dropout, stay-at-home mom until the age of 40, I wasn't too motivated to learn. Then I read the following quote:"Old Bureaucrat, my comrade, it is not you who are to blame.

Panic Attacks: Effective Ways to Cope


Jill is a 21 y/o college student who used to do well until about a few months ago when she started to experience "weird" attacks almost daily. She described her experience as "horrible.

Are All Dementias Alzheimer's?


I'm surprised when some patients and caregivers confuse dementia and Alzheimer's as one and the same. Each time a family member is suffering from memory loss, the conclusion is always Alzheimer's.

Behavioral Manifestations of Alzheimer's Dementia


Alzheimer's Dementia has a combination of cognitive and behavioral manifestations. Cognitive impairment is the core problem which includes memory deficits and at least one of the following: aphasia or language problem, agnosia or problems with recognition, apraxia or motor activity problem, and impairment in executive functioning (e.

What is the Treatment for Bipolar Disorder?


How do we treat bipolar disorder? Specifically, how do we treat mania or depression associated with bipolar disorder? The treatment of these two clinical states is not the same.The treatment of mania is dependent upon its severity and acuity.

You, I and We


Our life in society hovers around the concept of 'You-I- We'. The first stage is 'You-You' which is called 'dependent' stage.

Biometrics


ABSTRACTBiometric identification refers to identifying an individual based on his/her distinguishing physiological and/or behavioural characteristics. As these characteristics are distinctive to each and every person, biometric identification is more reliable and capable than the traditional token based and knowledge based technologies differentiating between an authorized and a fraudulent person.

More Articles from Psychology Information:
2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


Scientific American

The Psychology of Roller Coasters
Scientific American
The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Roller coasters may seem like a very modern type of entertainment—constantly getting bigger, faster and scarier thanks to ...



Psychology Today (blog)

What Medical Marijuana Is, and Is Not, Good For
Psychology Today (blog)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Crohn's disease, epilepsy or another seizure disorders, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, chronic or severe ...



Psychology Today (blog)

The Surprising Power of Language over Memory and Choice
Psychology Today (blog)
In a way, knowing different languages can provide people with a variety of lenses through which to see the world. In order to build a functional society, we must work to understand how using or not using multiple languages affects our psychology and ...



Psychology Today (blog)

Why France Will Win the World Cup on Sunday
Psychology Today (blog)
As teams Croatia and France are different, from strictly psychological perspective. Croatia are a team that seems to thrive on adversity, having played best after starting poor and trailing early on, and having gone to extra time in their last three ...
Didier Deschamps: France team spirit set us apartThe Times

all 1,723 news articles »


Business Insider Australia

Psychology helps explain the anger over Australian supermarkets cutting out plastic bags
Business Insider Australia
This reaction is due to supermarkets breaching their “psychological contract” with customers. When both major supermarkets appeared to back flip in the face of irate customers it only compounded the problem. Unlike written legal contracts ...

and more »


The National

In space, behavioural psychology and mental health are matters of life and death
The National
This includes psychology. The science of mind and behaviour has a crucial role to play in manned space missions, particularly those heading for distant destinations such as Mars. Understanding human psychological adaptation to outer space has a long ...



The Durango Herald

Psychology museum explores what makes us human
The Durango Herald
AKRON, Ohio – Wonder Woman's striking visage on large, bright screens just inside the new National Museum of Psychology tells visitors there's more here than dusty books and esoteric curiosities. The world's most famous female superhero gets a place of ...



Business Insider

All that advice to 'find your passion' isn't just cliché — it could be actively bad
Business Insider
The psychology of being passionate about something is complicated. A new paper distinguishes between college students who think their interests are innate and those who think their interests can be cultivated. The first group of students was more ...

and more »


INSIDER

The psychology of why we swear — and how to do it properly in different languages
INSIDER
According to Niels Eek, a psychologist and cofounder of mental health and self development platform Remente, swear words may be associated with older parts of the brain. Most language, he said, is located in the cortex and specific language areas in ...

and more »


Forbes

This Is The Psychological Reason Why Some People Are So Hard On Themselves
Forbes
She attributes this in part to Kazimierz Dabrowski's theory of positive disintegration, which is the idea that crises and stress are not just important for psychological maturation, but usually necessary. "Living systems that break down can reorganize ...


Google News

home | site map
© 2007