You typically don’t need a referral for a psychologist, but to see a psychiatrist, you will need a referral from your doctor. However, if you enter a mental…

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The estimated number of children ever diagnosed with ADHD, according to a national 2016 parent survey,1 is 6.1 million (9.4%). What percent of the population has ADHD? ADHD…

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Choosing a Recording Method. Continuous Recording. Continuous Recording: The observer observes the client continuously through the observation period and records each occurrence of. the behavior. To do so,…

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Some of the signs of ADHD are when someone: has difficulty paying attention or staying focused on a task or activity. has problems finishing assignments at school or…

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Consistent with the psychoanalytic perspective, Sigmund Freud’s theory of dreams suggests that dreams represent unconscious desires, thoughts, wish fulfillment, and motivations. What does Freud say about dreams? Freudian…

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In a series of studies, Bird has found that about half of people with autism have alexithymia — it’s these people who struggle with emotion and empathy, whereas…

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A new study published Aug. 31 finds ADHD diagnoses in children between the ages of 4 and 17 increased from 6.1% in 1997-1998 to 10.2% in 2015-2016. “This…

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A survey presented at the International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists last week showed that most doctors identify psychiatry as the least respected medical specialty. Are…

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Adults who suspect they have ADHD should see a licensed mental health professional or doctor, such as a psychologist or psychiatrist who has experience diagnosing ADHD, for an…

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Language has always played a very crucial role in our lives. … But if you see emotive language, the sole purpose of it is to overstate a situation,…

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