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ADHD and Negative Thinking

By J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Research Updates Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychosocial treatment that has been adapted for use with adults with ADHD. Numerous clinical outcome studies, including several randomized trials comparing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with active control treatments have yielded positive results, often in combination with ADHD medications. A common…

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ADHD in the United States Army

By J. Russell Ramsay, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Research Updates For a long time, at least for this writer, knowledge about the relationship of ADHD and the military was based on a lot of hearsay, rumor, and second- and third-hand accounts. However, a recent peer-reviewed article provides data on estimated prevalence rates of ADHD in the…

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Are You a Night Owl? About ADHD and Late Sleep

By Sandra Kooij, MD PhD ADHD is related to several sleep problems, but the most frequent seems the delayed sleep phase syndrome, a disturbance of the circadian rhythm. Research of children and adults with ADHD (when compared to controls) shows that the majority of these individuals has a late sleep onset that is associated with…

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