Category: Patient Education

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May2020
There is a tremendous international need for accurate diagnoses of ADHD in adults. With so few clinicians around the world trained in ADHD, people ask me to see them. With telepsychiatry, this now becomes a possibility. Visit us at www.ADDadult.com. I recently conducted a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation of a 22 year ... Read More

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Apr2020
ADHD and the media have come a long way. Represented many years ago as "some defect" in boys who needed medication "to be controlled" to the acknowledgement of ADHD as a neuropsychiatric disorder strongly genetic with replicated brain differences on neuroimaging. Yet there remains a diverse presentation of ADHD ... Read More
April 24, 2020David W. Goodman, MD

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Apr2020
If you were recently diagnosed with ADHD as an adult, I invite you to listen to this webinar. I was asked to speak online LIVE for the Children and Adults with ADHD Association (CHADD) Webinar Series "Ask the Expert". I discussed the benefits of ADHD treatment as they unfold over ... Read More
April 24, 2020David W. Goodman, MD

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Apr2020
As an internationally recognized expert in this field, I would like people to review my credentials and understand how my expert reputation has developed over 30+ years of patient care, research, peer reviewed publications, national and international speaker, peer-publication reviewer, author, faculty and teacher for psychiatric residents at Johns ... Read More
April 24, 2020David W. Goodman, MD

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Apr2020
In the age of COVID-19, we recognize the need for people to obtain mental health evaluations in the safety of their homes. Therefore, our practice is offering virtual online new patient comprehensive evaluations as if we were sitting together in my office. We currently use Zoom to see each other ... Read More
April 23, 2020David W. Goodman, MD

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Feb2020
The Wall Street Journal published an article on ADHD in older adults over age 50. Quoted in the article, I helped provide important information on this subject. Highlighting why ADHD needs to be considered in older adults complaining of cognitive difficulties, the article serves to increase public awareness on a ... Read More
February 26, 2020David W. Goodman, MD

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Feb2020
Distinguishing clinical depression from ADHD in adults may be difficult for patients and clinicians. Adults with ADHD may complain about being depressed because they are about to lose their job, get separated from their spouse, or some other "really bad thing" happening in their lives. This "bad" circumstance may have ... Read More
February 26, 2020David W. Goodman, MD

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Feb2020
A faculty speaker for the Neuroscience Education Institute (NEI) for many years, I have been invited to present several talks on adult ADHD and the complexity of medications. There are currently 28 different ADHD stimulant preparations (my last count). While there are only 4 different chemical compounds (methylphenidate, d-methylphenidate, amphetamine, ... Read More
February 9, 2020David W. Goodman, MD

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Mar2019
This month Enzymotec, the makers of Vayarin, quietly announced on their website that they would no longer sell its product in the U.S. This leaves patients who have been taking it in a quandary without support. While the company’s announcement cites “a lack of alignment with our business strategy” as an explanation, no one ... Read More
March 26, 2019David W. Goodman, MD

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Mar2019
Parenting an ADHD child is challenging. Yet, this challenge is heightened when one or both of the parents have ADHD. While consistent behavioral routines are advocated in ADHD households, untreated ADHD parents will have great difficulty executing consistent oversight of their children. from Today.com reviewed a video of a family whose ... Read More