Tips to Reduce the Side Effects of ADHD Medications

Medications for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can be very helpful for children who struggle with hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention so that they can be more successful in the home and school environments. Often these medications can lead to problematic side effects such as decreased appetite, stomach pain, sleep problems, and moodiness, that can make […]

Patients with Elevated or Irritable Mood States: Mania & Hypomania

A unique element in behavioral health care — that of assessing a patient’s abnormal mood states — may on occasion be a special concern in the primary care setting. Comfort with assessing mood states and making appropriate psycho-social and medical interventions can be important skills. This eWeekly discusses the issues of mania and hypomania, as […]