• 17 JUL 17
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    ADHD Drivers 36% More Likely to Have an Accident

    ADHD Drivers 36% More Likely to Have an Accident

    Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are 36% more likely than other adolescent drivers to get into a car accident, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. Previous research has found much higher rates of crash risks for young people with ADHD. One 1993 study said adolescents who have ADHD are four times

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    • 18 NOV 16
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    Daylight savings could increase depression – Newport Beach Psychiatrist

    Daylight savings could increase depression – Newport Beach Psychiatrist

    Even though setting the clocks back during winter leads to an extra hour of sleep, the added hour of darkness in the evening is harder to handle, according to a new study.  Find a psychiatrist in Orange County. Depression cases at psychiatric hospitals in Denmark increased immediately after the transition from daylight saving time, the

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    • 17 OCT 16
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    10 Problems That Could Mean Adult ADHD

    10 Problems That Could Mean Adult ADHD

    A lot of the time it’s not hard to spot ADHD in kids. But adults can have more subtle symptoms. This means many adults struggle with ADHD and may not know they have it. They may not realize that many of the problems they face, including staying organized or being on time, relate back to

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    • 17 OCT 16
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    T3 Thyroid Hormone to Treat Depression in Newport Beach

    T3 Thyroid Hormone to Treat Depression in Newport Beach

    If you are tired or depressed much of the time, your doctor will order blood tests for the two thyroid hormones called T3 and T4 and for the brain hormones called TSH and prolactin. If your TSH is high and your prolactin is normal, you are probably hypothyroid and need to take thyroid hormone to

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    • 24 JAN 16
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    10 Questions Before You Choose Your Psychiatrist

    10 Questions Before You Choose Your Psychiatrist

    When hiring an electrician or plumber, you might ask friends and neighbors for suggestions, but looking for a psychiatrist is a personal private choice. Once you’ve found a few psychiatrists to call, a good interviewing strategy is to have a list of questions in front of you as a script. Here are ten examples: What kinds of

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    • 24 JAN 16
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    The Basics of Bipolar Disorder

    The Basics of Bipolar Disorder

    We all experience the ups and downs, good days and bad days, and the occasionally, even, I should never have gotten out of bed day. As a general rule, most of us can get back to an inner calm or a middle ground to which we return. But individuals with Bipolar disorder experience moods that are extremely

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