Posts Tagged ‘done’
ADHD & Morning Routines: Does medication help?
ADHD & Morning Routines: Does medication help? Dr Shelley Hyman Morning routine trouble for children with ADHD: stimulants do not help It has been previously established that children with ADHD have trouble with completing their morning routines compared to other children their age. This means that they may not be able to prepare for school…Read More
Importance of parenting in ADHD children
Importance of parenting in ADHD children Dr Shelley Hyman Research findings are showing that a highly efficacious treatment for children with ADHD and behavioural problems is parent behaviour therapy. In reviewing existing studies on treatment options, the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) identified four programs that alleviated ADHD symptoms for children under…Read More
ADHD, Motivation & Bribes: How much is enough?
ADHD, Motivation & Bribes: How much is enough? Dr Shelley Hyman Research suggests that many of the difficulties children with ADHD face in their every-day lives are related to deficits in motivation and executive functioning. Some researchers have suggested that children with ADHD are less likely to be motivated by reinforcement than children without ADHD.…Read More
2018 Review on neurofeedback in ADHD
2018 Review on neurofeedback in ADHD Dr Shelley Hyman Just published in February, 2018 in the scientific journal European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: An international group of researchers conducted a meta-analysis that systematically looked at all available studies and found that after an intensive course of neurofeedback, the clinical benefit of neurofeedback on ADHD symptoms was maintained…Read More
Neurofeedback & brain injuries: promising research to improve cognition
Neurofeedback & brain injuries: promising research to improve cognition Dr Shelley Hyman Neurofeedback is a well-established treatment with high levels of efficacy for treating attention deficits in developmental disorders such as ADHD. Neurofeedback has also shown to be beneficial in treating mood disorders such as depression, anxiety and perceived stress. In the past 25 years,…Read More
Avoiding going out with your kids?
Avoiding going out with your kids? Dr Shelley Hyman Avoiding going out with your kids? 4 tips to manage behaviour in public places Our society we live in today has a challenging and critical attitude toward parents and young children. Many assume criticizing and using harsh words is the answer for a child who is…Read More
The Parent-Child interaction, in children with ADHD
The Parent-Child interaction, in children with ADHD Dr Shelley Hyman Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic and pervasive childhood disorder that is characterised by inattentive, hyperactive and impulsive behaviours. It comes with no surprise that such behaviours commonly weaken the relationship the parent has with their child and induces large amounts of stress on the…Read More
Lastest Research in Neurofeedback and PTSD
Lastest Research in Neurofeedback and PTSD Dr Shelley Hyman Post-traumatic stress disorder is a type of anxiety disorder that is characterised by experiencing various reactions of stress following exposure to a traumatic event, like a death or serious injury. Patients with PTSD often experience symptoms like hyperarousal, emotional numbing (difficulties experiencing positive emotions), vivid memory…Read More
Micronutrients over Medication: An alternative to combat ADHD
Micronutrients over Medication: An alternative to combat ADHD Dr Shelley Hyman These days, it is common for medication to be prescribed as a first resort rather than the last. However, exciting new research has highlighted the potential for micronutrients to reduce ADHD symptoms providing a more naturalistic alternative to medication. New Zealand researchers Julia Rucklidge…Read More
Sunshine, lollipops and a rainbow of risk: Food dyes and your child
Sunshine, lollipops and a rainbow of risk: Food dyes and your child Dr Shelley Hyman Synthetic food dyes have been shrouded in controversy since their introduction to market over 50 years ago. Given many of these dyes are derived from coal tar or petroleum, it is unsurprising that they can negatively affect our health. As…Read More