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Adults and ADHD

By Eric K. Mason Although there are people may grow out of ADHD in some cases, it often persist into adulthood. Indeed, some researchers argue that it is a lifelong disorder that many adults have simply learned to manage and have only learned improved coping skills over time. That is, they have not grown out […]

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Diagnosing ADHD

Diagnosing ADHD Due to the many factors, such as mental disorders with overlapping symptoms (discussed above), co-occurring mental disorders, cultural norms (discussed below), and the subjective nature of diagnosing ADHD, reaching an accurate ADHD diagnosis can be tricky (and often controversial). As such, mental health professionals have developed a number of diagnostic assessments and tools […]

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7 types of ADHD by Dr. Amen

The Seven Types of ADHD Although the DSM-5 only recognizes three types of ADHD (as described above), Dr. Daniel Amen, a psychiatrist, researcher, and rexpert in ADHD who was written several books on the subject, puts forth an alternative concept of ADHD. According to Dr. Amen, he conceptualizes ADHD as have seven different subtypes. Due […]

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Comorbidity ADHD

Comorbidity and ADHD As mentioned above, learning disabilities and ADHD frequently are present simultaneously; however, multiple other mental disorder often co-occur, as well. Common disorders that co-occur with ADHD include oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), conduct disorder, anxiety disorders, depression, disruptive mood dysregualtion disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, tic disorders, autism spectrum disorder, and substance […]

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ADHD and Culture

ADHD and Culture Culture is an extremely important part of every person’s life and nobody can completely escape its influence, whether one’s native culture or adopted culture. Indeed, culture is extremely powerful and shapes multiple aspects of society, as well as the individual. Although we feel ourselves unique (of course some cultures encourage this feeling […]

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Nutrition and Mental Health

Nutrition and Mental Health By Eric Mason                 There is ever increasing evidence that links a healthy diet to psychological wellbeing. Recent research has found that a high-fat diet is linked to higher rates in anxiety and depression. What’s more, research indicates that unhealthy diets can lead to brain changes which may persist for months […]

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Psychological Benefits of Travel

The Psychological Benefits of Travel Eric K. Mason To have lived abroad, is to have seen the world through the lens of another. Indeed, traveling abroad often broadens your horizons and allows you to see the world through another’s perspective. Expats living abroad often find that they have changed or evolved in many ways that […]

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Treatment of ADHD

By Eric K. Mason Lighthouse Human Services and Consulting Counseling and Psychological Services in Bangkok, Thailand Treatment of ADHD There are a variety of approaches which are effective in the treatment of ADHD. These approaches include  pharmacological, psychological, behavioral treatments, psychosocial, and academic. Often, parent training to teach parents how to manage children with ADHD […]

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Counseling Bangkok

Eric K. Mason, MA, MS, PhD Candidate Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) Internationally Certified Advanced Drug & Alcohol Counselor (ICAADC) Certified Master Substance Abuse Therapist (CMSAT) Member Singapore Psychological Society (MSPS) Member American Psychological Association Member American Counseling Association 203 TT Building Soi 81 Sukhumvit Wattana, Bangkok […]

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ADHD in Thailand

By Eric Mason, LPC, LCAS Chapter I Introduction There are few psychological disorders which are as well known to the general public (at least in most Western Countries) as Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Likewise, there are few disorders that are as controversial as ADHD. In the debate of ADHD, people tend to fall into two different […]

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