Misunderstanding Adult ADHD

Misunderstanding Adult ADHD

Misunderstanding Adult ADHD—It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore Some of what I write about concerning adult ADHD comes from an article in Psychiatric Times. “Adult ADHD: A Review of the Clinical Presentation, Challenges, and Treatment Option” by Jennifer Reinhold, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP. We typically think of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as a childhood problem, and…

NFL Concussion Neurofeedback

NFL Concussions: Debating Football’s Future

NFL Concussions Protocol The video below shows some of the conflicted views and emotions on the topic of football and concussions. The excitement, the sadness, the beauty of brutality, and the indignation of those who say the players know what they’re getting into. One emotion not mentioned is the universal fear of all the players,…

Concussion Myths & Facts

Concussion Myths and Facts

Concussions—Myths and Facts By David Dubin, M.D. Our appreciation of concussions has come quite a long way in recent years. Some of the old “truisms” associated with concussions are now understood to be misleading and at times are outright false. Below are some of the common concussion myths and the associated facts. Further research will…

Substance Abuse Treatment

New Approach in Substance Abuse Treatment

New Approach in Substance Abuse Treatment: The Self-Medication Model There are many theories for addiction, and almost all of them involve “craving”. Much of the substance abuse treatment is based on trying to diminish or eliminate that craving. I think this approach takes us in the wrong direction in understanding substance abuse, and it leads…