More and More Teens Abusing ADD/ADHD Drugs

More and More Teens Abusing ADD/ADHD Drugs

Most parents believe that they have a very good idea of what to look out for when it comes to substance abuse.  Unexplained absences, regular visits to the ‘shady side’ of town and the development of undesirable friendships all feature high on the list of common...
ADD/ADHD and Videogames – Is there a link? (Part 2)

ADD/ADHD and Videogames – Is there a link? (Part 2)

Last week we began a discussion on a topic that some people would regard as fairly controversial: a possible link between ADD/ADHD diagnoses and video games. I pointed out that I would normally be reluctant to make strong claims about the existence such a link. This...

The Finish It Rule

This is what I call the “Finish It Rule’’ It’s a common thing with Adult ADHD. For me, it’s about 75%. I get the thing launched…it’s going well enough to exist, but it’s not really polished. So, what I did is, I recently hired...
ADD/ADHD and Videogames – Is there a Link? (Part 1)

ADD/ADHD and Videogames – Is there a Link? (Part 1)

Videogame consoles have become so ubiquitous that they are simply seen as a fact of modern life.  But at what cost?  Many parents are vaguely worried that their children are spending too much time playing.  Some are even allowing themselves to use the word...