Clinician Articles

03

Jun2017
National Public Radio recently posted my interview (click on "Heard on Morning Editon") from April 2017 about a research publication reviewing a revised adult ADHD screener developed ... Read More

22

Dec2015
On December 16, 2015, our article reviewing the world’s English scientific literature on ADHD in adults over age 50 years was published online in Drugs and Aging, an international ... Read More

08

Dec2014
Over the years, it has been challenging for psychiatrists to manage the risks of psychiatric medications in patients who considered childbearing, become pregnant, and chose to breastfeed. And while there ... Read More

15

Sep2014
With each passing day, I encounter an increasing number of obstructions by insurance companies to authorize and provide my patients with their much needed medication. In my last blog, I ... Read More

10

Sep2014
With an increasing number of adults being nearly diagnosed with ADHD, the expense of ADHD medications for insurance companies has escalated. While the annual prescription increase for childhood ADHD is ... Read More

16

Jul2014
Step therapy is the requirement that a patient first try less costly medication before being prescribed medication a doctor thinks is best for the individual patient and specific symptoms/history. In ... Read More

22

Apr2014
The following post from the FDA appeared today about complaints that generic long-acting methylphenidates (brand name-Concerta) may not work equally well. "In the case of the ADHD drug — certain generic ... Read More

05

Nov2009
The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults 18-44 years of age range from 4.4% to 5.2%. The proportion of those adults who receive pharmacologic or nonpharmacologic treatment for ADHD ... Read More

05

Feb2009
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder that leads to significant impairment across the lifespan. Although historically defined as a childhood disorder, the adult manifestation has more ... Read More

05

Feb2009
Based on the National Comorbidity Survey Replication (NCS-R), 18.6% (SE=4.2%) of study participants with ADHD also had MDD, compared with 7.8% (SE=0.4%) who had MDD but did not have ADHD ... Read More