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Everything You Need To Know About ADHD

The human condition is one of distraction. Learning to place our attention on certain people, items, tasks, or concepts is a skill everyone must learn from a young age, and it takes time. For some people this skill is harder than for others. Anyone who has been diagnosed with attention-deficit...

Video: Effectively Addressing Teen Anxiety and ADHD

It’s not unusual for children and adolescents to feel anxious, nor is it uncommon for them to have trouble regulating their attention. But sustained fear and worry can be symptoms of anxiety disorders, and persistent attention dysregulation can be a sign of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder...

Video: Understanding ADHD in Kids & Teens

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in kids and teens. However, it can also affect adults if left undiagnosed or unaddressed. It can have an impact on the emotions and behaviors of children, and it can affect their ability to...

Podcast: Understanding ADHD in Kids & Teens

Scott talks to Dr. Roberto Olivardia about what attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is and how it can impact children and adolescents. Roberto explains how we can help support the kids and teens we look after who have ADHD, addresses the stigma associated with ADHD diagnoses, and answers...

Podcast: What You’ve Always Wanted To Know About ADHD

Jenn talks to Dr. Roberto Olivardia about ADHD. Roberto shares his own experiences with ADHD, offers strategies to make the condition more manageable, and explains how the condition varies between kids and adults. Roberto Olivardia, PhD, has been treating patients for the last 20 years since his...

Video: What You’ve Always Wanted To Know About ADHD

Many kids—and adults—with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, report feeling like it’s hard to stay focused or organized. The inattentiveness, impulsiveness, and nonstop energy of ADHD can impact schoolwork, friendships, jobs, and relationships. With ADHD, it can feel impossible to...

Video: Learning to Work With—Not Against—ADHD

While ADHD may be diagnosed in childhood, the challenges that hyperactivity creates—diagnosed or undiagnosed—can plague a person for their entire life. It can cause behavioral issues, mental health issues, trouble concentrating, and more challenges for the person. How can we better understand how...

Podcast: Adolescents, Adults, and ADHD

Trevor talks to Roberto Olivardia, PhD. Dr. Olivardia specializes in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and challenges facing students with learning differences. Dr. Olivardia discusses what ADHD is, myths around the diagnosis, and strategies for managing ADHD. He also...

Video: Managing ADHD – McLean in Mumbai

Speaker: Dr. Sagar Mundada In February 2019, McLean Hospital, in collaboration with the N.S. Vahia Foundation, offered a weeklong lecture series hosted at the Nehru Science Center in Mumbai focused on educating the public and professionals about brain and mental health. Learn more: mclean.org/mumbai

Webinar: Effectively Addressing Teen Anxiety and ADHD

Join us as Fairlee C. Fabrett, PhD , provides an overview of childhood anxiety and ADHD, discusses the diagnostic and evidence-based treatment approaches for each, and answers questions about helping a child manage the impacts of these two common conditions.

Staff Profile: Martin Teicher, MD, PhD

Martin Teicher, MD, PhD, has been director of the Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program at McLean Hospital since 1988. He was chief of the former Developmental Psychopharmacology Laboratory (now the Laboratory of Developmental Neuropharmacology) and is currently an associate professor of...

Staff Profile: Lauren V. Moran, MD, MPH

Lauren V. Moran, MD, MPH, is the director of the McLean Pharmacoepidemiology Laboratory, part of the Advanced Bioinformatics and Computational Discovery Hub. She is also an attending psychiatrist with the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. Dr. Moran’s research currently focuses...

Staff Profile: Roberto Olivardia, PhD

Roberto Olivardia, PhD, conducts diagnostic evaluations at The Pavilion at McLean Hospital. He maintains a private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and obsessive compulsive...