Feature Interview (10:15) – Pediatrician Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann, founder of MyCatholicDoctor.com, talks about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). She helps us distinguish between personality differences and clinical ADD/ADHD, signs to look out for in your own life or your children’s lives, treatments possibilities, tips for parents about behavior intervention, and more.
Also in this episode:
Background Info (01:00) – Data and Statistics About ADHD (www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/data.html)
Coaggregation of Major Psychiatric Disorders in First-Degree Relatives of Individuals With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Nationwide Population-Based Study (doi.org/10.4088/JCP.18m12371)
Medical Trivia (Answer at 38:00) – The following are excerpts from a boy’s high school transcript: “He has a reputation for being a brilliant but mediocre student,” “he lacks stability and the power of concentration to do a really effective job,” “he’s casual and disorderly in almost all of his organization projects, studies at the last minute, keeps appointments late, has little sense of material things, and can seldom locate his possessions,” and “he has a tendency to carelessness, he’s tardy, and refuses to conform, his papers are chaotic, and he invariably forgets book, pencil, or paper.” These statements are describing which US president?
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