Leading ADHD experts give real-life answers to questions submitted by ADD adults and parents raising children with attention deficit disorder across a range of topics covering symptoms, school, work, and family life. Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series, and the audio has been captured from telephone conversations, not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: www.additudemag.com/webinars/
59- The ADHD Explosion: The Facts Behind the Rapid Rise in Diagnoses

One in 20 kids was diagnosed with ADHD in the 1980s and '90s. One in nine is diagnosed with the condition today. Dr. Stephen Hinshaw explains what's behind this rise in ADHD diagnoses. 

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Category:ADHD Symptoms & Diagnosis -- posted at: 10:34am EDT
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58- What's Eating Your Child? How Foods Affect ADHD Symptoms

Nutrition detective Kelly Dorfman gives the lowdown on food dyes, gluten sensitivity, and ADHD; the culprit foods you should eliminate from your child's diet; and key nutrients your child probably isn't getting enough of.

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Category:Parenting ADHD Children -- posted at: 9:00am EDT
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57- Emotions and ADHD: How Adults and Teens Can Find Emotional Balance

Shame, anger, guilt, hopelessness - feelings like these can take over and cause an ADHDer to get "stuck" at school, at work, or in relationships. Dr. Thomas Brown brings attention to the unrecognized role emotions play in our lives.

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Category:Adult ADHD -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT
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56- Defuse Defiance: Treating Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Kids and Adults

Standard discipline tactics, like offering rewards for good behavior, don't work for kids with ODD. Dr. William Dodson describes the medications and behavior programs that do make a difference, and why parents shouldn't delay treatment.

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Category:Parenting ADHD Children -- posted at: 10:32am EDT
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55- Motivate Your ADHD Child: What Makes Kids Tick and How Parents Can Help

Tired of nagging your ADHD kid? Ann Dolin, M.Ed., teaches parents how to inspire initiative in your child. The turnaround can start by spending just 15 minutes a day doing something he likes together.

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Category:Parenting ADHD Children -- posted at: 11:19am EDT
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