About Dr. Harold Levinson

About Harold Levinson, M.D. Formerly Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at New York University Medical Center, Dr. Harold Levinson is currently Director of the Levinson Medical Center for Learning Disabilities in Long Island, New York. He is a well-known neuropsychiatrist, clinical researcher and author. For more information, call 1(800) 334-7323 or visit: http://www.dyslexiaonline.com
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Dr. Harold Levinson has written 84 articles so far, you can find them below.

Combination of treatments could lead to lower and safer doses of medication in children with ADHD

Medical X press 4/8/14 Low doses of ADHD meds are effective when combined with behavior therapy Balancing a low dose of behavior therapy with a low dose of medication may appear key to best helping children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). These results were recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. Formerly […] Continue reading →

Genetic predisposition to liking amphetamine reduces risk of schizophrenia and ADHD!

University of Chicago Medical Center PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 7-Apr-2014 The results support a long-standing hypothesis that dopamine, the neurotransmitter connected with the euphoric effects of amphetamine, is related to schizophrenia and ADHD. Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active ingredient in Adderall—are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and […] Continue reading →

Your Kid’s Dyslexia Diagnosis Is B.S.

TheDailyBeast 4/1/14 Julian Elliott Authors of The Dyslexia Debate suggest getting rid of the word “dyslexic.”  “Dyslexia” has become a catch-all term for everything from poor reading skills to complex speech disorders. It’s poorly understood and largely overdiagnosed.  Is it time to retire the word “dyslexic”? According to Dr. Harold Levinson, The Dyslexia Debate, authored […] Continue reading →