ADHD News & Research

ADHD News and Research Gina Pera's ADHD Roller Coaster blog

This blog category contains posts related to ADHD research and other reports in the news.

ADHD Cyber Command On The Watch!

What is ADHD Cyber Command? My husband suggested it. As a military-technology buff, he saw links between our National Cyber Command and the machine-gun-rapid firing emanating from my office. Let me explain. For at least

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Update: Baseball Players, ADHD, and Rx

Pressured by Congress to crack down  on performance-enhancing drugs and “false claims of A.D.D.,”  Major League Baseball is pleased to report that the number of exemptions for ADHD medications are tapering off.  Is this really

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ADHD in adults What the Science Says Book cover
ADHD News & Research

Dr. Russell Barkley: When ADHD Kids Grow Up

ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says, from Russell Barkley, PhD, and colleagues. That’s the title of the new definitive book on ADHD based on years of longitudinal research by this highly regarded team of 

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Driving to Destruction: Distractions Pile Up

A big ADHD Roller Coaster salute goes to The New York Times Silicon Valley-based reporter Matt Richtel (photo, right) for his ongoing coverage of the risks associated with driving while distracted (see selected headlines and links below).

Keep in mind: These risks ratchet up even higher when untreated ADHD takes the wheel. In fact, I devote a chapter to this topic in Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder.

(Read an excerpt here and, while you’re at it, catch the video of “Attention Deficit Disorder Man!”

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