Blog Posts

Our blog post page is periodically updated throughout the year. Press the links below to read our blog posts!

Our most recent post from June 10th, 2024 discusses the importance of diagnosing and treating preschoolers with ADHD.

There seems to be a lot of buzz around ADHD lately, particularly ADHD in adults. In fact, one large scale study conducted at Kaiser Permanente estimates that adult ADHD diagnoses have increased by about 123% from 2007 to 2016 [3]. What could be the reason for such a drastic rise in cases? Are more adults […]

Read More July 11th, 2024

What is ADHD? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common brain-related disorders in children, with more than 9% of all children in the United States receiving a diagnosis. ADHD is defined by a persistent pattern of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity, which causes significant impairment in the child’s functioning both in […]

Read More June 10th, 2024

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is one of the most common developmental disorders of childhood.  The CDC estimates that 1 in 36 children eight years of age has ASD.  It occurs in all races, ethnicities and socioeconomic groups.  Boys are four times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with autism.  People with autism have persistent […]

Read More May 16th, 2024

Approximately 20% of patients with autism spectrum disorder have irritability.  Signs of autism related irritability include aggression, self-harming behavior, severe tantrums, emotional meltdowns, and need for isolation. Currently, there are limited treatment options available for irritability associated with autism spectrum disorders. I am particularly excited about the science behind a potential new treatment from Axial […]

Read More October 23rd, 2023

EndeavorRx is a videogame designed to improve certain aspects of attention in children aged 8 to 12 years who have Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  Its precursor, NeuroRacer was designed to improve multitasking in older folks and was studied in people aged 20 to 79 years.  As we get older, we aren’t as good at multi-tasking as […]

Read More August 27th, 2021

First, Schizophrenia is very rare in children and adolescents. Less than one child in every 10,000 children, before the age of 12, show symptoms of Schizophrenia, but 23 of every 10,000, adolescents or teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18, display indications of Schizophrenia, (Androutsos, 2012). Schizophrenia symptoms vary greatly between children, adolescents and […]

Read More April 01st, 2020

Symptoms of Tourette’s Syndrome (TS), are often described by motor and/or vocal tics. Examples of Motor Tics: eye blinking, facial grimacing, mouth movements, head jerks, shoulder shrugs, extremity jerks, gyrating, bending and pivoting. Examples of Vocal Tics: fast meaningless sounds or noises, clearing ones throat, grunting, squealing,  shouting out words, repeating words and repeating complete […]

Read More March 25th, 2020

Do you notice your child having difficulty initiating social interactions such as maintaining eye contact, avoiding playing with other children and like to just play with themselves? Does your child engage in repetitive behavior such as lining up toys, rocking back and forth, flapping hands, making sounds? Does your child get bothered by certain sounds, […]

Read More December 02nd, 2019

Is getting your child to attend school becoming a constant fight? Children and adolescents who avoid going to school might be suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  Generalized Anxiety Disorder can be associated with fears and stressors alike and overcoming such obstacles may require professional help. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is common in older children and adolescents […]

Read More November 13th, 2019

Generalized anxiety disorder occurs across the lifespan and is defined as excessive worry on most days.  Typically generalized anxiety disorder involves worry about many areas in life, but children and adolescents are more likely to worry about school performance and family concerns more often than their peers.  In fact, school refusal may be one of […]

Read More September 17th, 2019

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Dr. Childress is a world renowned psychiatrist specializing in ADHD and Autism. She has been in clinical research for over 20 years with more than 80 published articles.  Dr. Lampert is a pediatrician with 25 years of experience. She has always had a special interest in behavioral and developmental problems. If you believe your child suffers from ADHD, contact us today!

 

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