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EDITOR’S CHOICE – N-3 (Omega-3) Fatty Acids: Effects on Brain Dopamine Systems and Potential Role in the Etiology and Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Journal: CNS & Neurological Disorders – Drug Targets

Author(s): Michelle Healy-Stoffel, Beth Levant

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Abstract:

Background & Objective: A number of neuropsychiatric disorders, including Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and, to some extent, depression, involve dysregulation of the brain dopamine systems. 150 more words

Bentham Science Publishers

Finding Out I Had ADHD As A Freshman in College

My father once said to me, “If you forget something it means, somewhere in your subconscious, that you don’t care about it.”

I don’t think my father knows how much these simple words, spoken to me after he had a stressful day at work (and probably didn’t mean them), had on me.   678 more words

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10 Ways Parenting Toddlers is Just Like Waiting Tables

I recently left a stressful career to become a freelance writer and to spend more time with my boys in their younger years.  I have three amazing boys that I was paying someone else to raise, and as commendable a job as she was doing for us, I felt I wanted to spend some additional time with them than those two precious hours after work when the parenting moments have to be wedged in there between the dinner, bath, and bedtime “dance” as we call it in my house.  1,900 more words

Family

So I found out some interesting brain stuff this week

I’ve long been of the belief that one should be open about mental health. Aside from wanting to help end the stigma and ignorance around it, I’ve always thought telling others what you’re going through not only lets them know they aren’t alone but can provide insights into their own struggles and maybe, give them a basis to start figuring them out. 3,876 more words

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ADHD: Unlocking the Underneath

I have to admit I must concentrate at times to overlook ignorant statements I read online. From politics to education and back to health care, everyone has an opinion about everything. 1,283 more words

Family

Distracted

Have you ever been into one of those TV showrooms?

You know, the ones where a lot of TVs are displayed, and they all show some sort of video to showcase the “high-definition”? 1,779 more words

Slice-of-Life

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY: ADHD’S SEVERITY IN WOMEN & GIRLS IS OFTEN OVERLOOKED

via BlackDoctor:

Women are often seen as talkative by nature, but the reality is, sometimes it can be more than that. Unfortunately, because of this stereotype, many people,  doctors included, assume women don’t suffer as much from attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as men. 136 more words

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