Parental Detachment and How it Affects Individuals with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Autism

By: Lesley Stoller When detached from their parents they experience Sleeping trust issue insecure and attachment styles. Children who have spent their early childhoods in institutional settings in which they received care but not love develop weakened immune systems, physical abilities, learning abilities and problems with social interaction. They often failed to gain in weight…

Adults Who Were Bullied as Children Can Suffer From Debilitating Symptoms Similar to PTSD

The negative symptoms of Adult Post-Bullying Syndrome can mimic those of PTSD or the effects seen from child abuse. By Ellen Walser deLara /  Oxford University Press The following is an excerpt from the new book Bullying Scars by Ellen deLara (Oxford University Press, 2016)    In interviewing the people in my research study, I began to notice something unusual.…

Memantine Could Amplify Effect of Stimulant for Adult ADHD

Feb 16, 2017   |   Kenneth Bender A new placebo-controlled study reported that adding memantine (Namenda/Allergan) to treatment with a stimulant medication improved executive function deficits in adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).   “The positive effects of memantine over placebo…suggest that treatment with memantine may amplify the effects of methylphenidate on some aspects of the regulation…