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Oral Flower Essences as a Treatment for ADHD

by David Rabiner, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
Duke University

In the last month, several subscribers have contacted me to ask whether I was aware of a study on the use of oral flower essences as a treatment for ADHD.  They both indicated that they had heard about such a study, in which a placebo-controlled trial of oral flower essences were found to be an effective treatment.

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Fish Oils and Attention Deficit Disorder

Summaries of the latest research concerning fish oils and attention deficit

disorder 

 Attention-deficit disorder in adults

SUNBURY, OHIO. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by hyperactivity, emotional instability, poor coordination, short attention span, poor concentration, impulsiveness, and learning disorders. It is very common among school-age children with an incidence of between four and twenty per cent. Dr.

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THE ROLE OF NEUROFEEDBACK IN THE TREATMENT OF ADHD

by David Rabiner, Ph.D.
Duke University

(Important Disclosure: Play Attention, one of the sponsors of this issue of Attention Research Update, manufactures a product that can be used in neurofeedback treatment for attention and learning problems. I do not believe this has influenced my review of the study described below, but I want you to be aware of this relationship.)
 

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SURVEY OF ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN ATTITUDES ABOUT ADHD AND IT'S TREATMENT

I recently learned about an interesting survey sponsored by McNeil Consumer Healthcare and Speicialty Pharmaceuticals that was designed to examine how parents from different ethnic groups view ADHD and it's treatment.  Some of the interesting findings from this study are summarized briefly below:

1. More than half (53%) of the respondents believe concern that their child will be "labeled" prevents parents from seeking appropriate treatment "a great deal."

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DOES STIMULANT MEDICATION TREATMENT INCREASE THE RISK OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE?

by Dr. Timothy Wilens
Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinic
ACC 725
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA 02114

(Note: Attention Research Update has received support from companies pharmaceutical companies who manufacture stimulant medications.  I do not believe this has influenced my review of the study described below, but I want you to be aware of this relationship.)

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