Attention readers share tales of surviving celebrations gone awry
THE COMPLETE OPPOSITE OF HOLLY JOLLY
There’s something about the holiday season and me that just doesn’t jive well together. I write "something" like it&r...
A Real Problem with Real Effects
by Bryan Jaffe
ABOUT 54 MILLION AMERICANS HAVE EXPERIENCED BULLYING AT THEIR WORKPLACE, according to data collected by the Workplace Bullying Institute and Psychology Today. This number represents more than one-thir...
by Patrice B.F. Garver, PhD
PEER SUPPORT AMONG GIRLS WITH ADHD WITHIN A GROUP SETTING — irls face—can be an effective, therapeutic, and empowering experience. The power of group support and the group process allows each member to be herself, expre...
by Ellen Littman, PhD
WITH ABUNDANT INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON ADHD, we may have a false sense that we know more about the experience of girls than we really do. At last, there is ever-increasing acknowledgement that the manifestations of ADHD differ by gender. And yet, we are only beginning to appreciate the far more crucial factor—that the impact of ADHD differs significantly by gender. In fact, much about the lives of girls with ADHD is secret in that their inner world has been virtually unknown to us. Although our ability to access windows into their experience is in its infancy, we can try to make sense of the glimpses we have. Read more.
Summer 2010 NINDS Forum Report
Paula Novash, Surviving the Holiday Season, December 2006 Attention
"From Hyper to Happy: Seasonal Tips for Anyone Affected by AD/HD" by Karen Sampson, December 2008 Attention
Whoa, Whoa, Whoa... Curb That Holiday Overspending
by Michael Romaniuk, PhD, and Cristen Marek
Strategies to help adults with ADHD control that impulse to buy everything during the holidays
Manage Holiday Stress by Anne Teeter Ellison originally from December 2001 Attention
How to have a cool yule, from Attention December 2005, by Clare Jones
December 2008 Attention New Year--New Calendar by Karen Sampson
December 2007 For the Fridge by Karen Sampson, MA, "Your Holiday Home"
December 2007 Attention References
Promising Practices: "AD/HD Safe Driving Program," by Mark Katz,
Barkley, R.A., Edwards, G.H.
& Robin, A.I. (1999). Defiant Teens: A Clinician’s Manual for Assessment and
February 2008 Attention References
"Understanding the Link between Executive Functions and School Success,"
by Chris Zeigler Dendy
Barkley, Russell A., Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder, (third edition). New York: ...
June 2008 Attention References
"Responding to Literacy Needs: Lindamood-Bell's School Services and
Professional Development Workshops" by Mark Katz,
Burke, C., Howard, L.
& Evangelou, T. (200...
October 2008 Attention References
Promising Practices: "Brainology: Using Lessons from Basic
Neuroscience," by Mark Katz, PhD
Blackwell, L.S., Trzesniewski, K.H., & Dweck, C.S. (2007). Implicit
theories of intelligen...
April 2007 Attention References
Seeking Equal Insurance Coverage for Mental Health by Paul J. Seifert,
JD, and Petrina Chong Hollingsworth
National Institute of Mental Health, (2006 revision). The
Numbers Count: Mental Diso...
August 2007 Attention References
References for articles in the June 2007 issue of Attention
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