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Mistaking Dyslexia and ADHD as Normal Variations or Gifts is Potentially Dangerous, Warns Dr. Harold Levinson

ADHD and dyslexia expert Dr. Levinson explains the risks in mistaking ADHD and dyslexia as normal variations or even gifts, as Malcolm Gladwell states in his recent book, David and Goliath. According to Dr. Levinson, the well-intended conviction that dyslexia and related ADHD are normal brain variations and even gifts, rather than medical disorders, is misleading and […] Continue reading →

Mistaking Dyslexia and ADHD as Normal Variations or Gifts is Potentially Dangerous, Warns Dr. Harold Levinson

ADHD and dyslexia expert Dr. Levinson explains the risks in mistaking ADHD and dyslexia as normal variations or even gifts, as Malcolm Gladwell states in his recent book, David and Goliath. According to Dr. Levinson, the well-intended conviction that dyslexia and related ADHD are normal brain variations and even gifts, rather than medical disorders, is misleading and […] Continue reading →

Left-Handed Patients More Likely to Have Psychotic Disorders

In a multi- centered joint study published in the October-December 2013 issue of SAGE Open, lead author Jadon Webb, MD of the Yale Child Study Center reported that the prevalence of left-handedness among patients with psychotic illnesses like schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder reached 40%. By comparison, those with depression were noted to have normal average […] Continue reading →

Continued Increases in ADHD Diagnoses and Treatment with Medication among U.S. Children

Continued Increases in ADHD Diagnoses and Treatment with Medication among U.S. Children CDC Report Finds Children With ADHD Estimates Rising A new study by Scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) reveals that two million more children in the United States have been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and one million more […] Continue reading →