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Should I Choose a Therapist Who Specializes in ADHD?

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 03/06/2018. Diagnosis and Treatment of ADHD It’s all too easy to misinterpret ADHD symptoms and choices.  For those who don’t understand the neurological underpinnings of adult ADHD, interruptions can beShow More Summary


ADHD & Marriage News - March 7, 2018 Quote of the Week “Love isn’t a perfect state of caring.  It’s an active noun like ‘struggle." - Fred Rogers Wisdom One of the more common ‘mistakes’ that couples make is that they forget to actively...Show More Summary


ADHD & Marriage News - February 28, 2018 Quote of the Week “There are two ways to live your life.  One, as though nothing is a miracle.  The other, as though everything is." - Albert Einstein Miracles When my husband and I were struggling,...Show More Summary

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation: Stunningly Hopeful Work

Very rarely does knowledge of any worth drop out of the sky and hit us on the head. Nah, it's up to us to stay connected with our world, snooping around for useful morsels whenever we can. During a recent snoop-session I found something stunningly hopeful. And I really want to share it with you. Tap in, okay?

Novel biomarkers for future dementia risk

Medical researchers have identified novel biomarkers of risk for future dementia.

Enhancement of neurotrophic factor signaling may improve memory functions

Treatments targeted to enhance brain neurotrophic factor signaling could improve memory functions in Alzheimer's disease even though they don't alter brain amyloid burden, according to recent research.

'Epigenetic landscape' is protective in normal aging, impaired in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers profiled the epigenomic landscape of Alzheimer's brains, specifically in one of the regions affected early in AD, the lateral temporal lobe. They compared these to both younger and elderly cognitively normal control subjects. Show More Summary

Polygenic risk score may identify Alzheimer's risk in younger populations

For the first time, scientists have determined that an Alzheimer's disease (AD) polygenic risk score can be used to correctly identify adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who were only in their 50s.

'Filter' hones GWAS results to help researchers avoid dead ends

A genetics research team has solved a dilemma facing researchers who use genomewide association studies (GWAS) by developing a new approach that strategically 'filters' which genes are worth further study. The researchers hope this strategy...Show More Summary

Depression, anxiety high in graduate students, survey shows

Graduate students are more than six times as likely to experience depression and anxiety as compared to the general population, according to a comprehensive survey of 2,279 individuals conducted via social media and direct email.

Lessons From Losing My Mind

One in five people experiences mental illness in a given year, yet widespread stigma remains.

Researchers pinpoint gene responsible for neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism

Researchers found alterations of the gene thousand and one amino-acid kinase 2, known as TAOK2, plays a direct role in neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism. This is the first comprehensive study that supports previous research suggesting the involvement of this gene.

Nice Brains Finish Last

More “prosocial” brains are more prone to depression, study suggests.

Scientists link genes to brain anatomy in autism

A team of scientists has discovered that specific genes are linked to individual differences in brain anatomy in autistic children.

Are the Bugs in Your Gut Making You Gain Weight?

Trillions of gut microbes play a significant role in digestion and health. You may be able to enrich your microbial ecosystem.

No Ordinary Grief

Curious about the journey of the bereaved? Here are five things you may not know the grief stricken encounter.

Mental-Health Stigma All Too Common in Iran

An Iranian film highlights the stigma endured by those with mental disorders.

Stem-cell study points to new approach to Alzheimer's disease

Improving the trafficking of brain-cell proteins to reduce toxic buildup holds possibilities for new therapies against Alzheimer's disease.

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