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…