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Boston University researchers have discovered a link between attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD in children and common industrial chemicals. They found a high blood level of polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) is associated with  increased  chance of developing ADHD.  This particular class of chemicals are frequently used in a wide variety of consumer products.   The research […]

While the cause of ADHD is not well understood, and some cases may have neurological causes, children may respond to psychotherapy instead, noted Esther Fine, PhD, a psychoanalyst in private practice in Los Angeles, during a lecture at the American Psychoanalytic Association meeting.   “Unfortunately, it is now a prevalent notion that it is no […]