Lecture on Adoption by Paul Sutherland

In this fascinating lecture Paul Sutherland equates early relinquishment of the infant from the birth mother as a developmental post -traumatic stress disorder.  Unlike most traumas this type of developmental disorder has no pre-trauma personality. For instance in the case of an accident, or the experience of a Veteran in combat, the person recognizes they have experienced a significant change in personality before and after the traumatic...

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ADHD Symptoms in Teens

In this article Miguel Brown talks about how a combination of therapy and medication can help teens with ADHD learn to regulate their feelings.  Although ADHD symptoms are generally seen as a medical problem that requires medication, Miguel makes a strong case that psychological intervention is also a way for teens to work through the emotions that are causing the hyperactivity.  Read...

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