Sex and the brain dynamics of ADHD provide an interesting chemistry. Blamed for many divorces the sexual behavior is different from other groups, but this is not to say it is not adventurous and creative.
Every student learns the definition of what is termed, “Bipolar Disorder,” as the next disorder after depression and manic moods in a typical curriculum course. It seems logical that one mood disorder would simply relate to another mutant disorder with similar behaviors, similar to the way we classify animals. If you go through a traditional clinical psychology program, it is usually conventional wisdom that there has been no consistent research showing that psychotherapy is particularly beneficial for bipolar due to the extreme irrational emotions and there is a significant risk of suicide.
Up until ten years ago, the prevailing thought was that our brains were basically the same potential the day we were born until the day we died. However, with the advance of brain scans and increased capability to measure neuron function down to a single cell, I have had to concede that not only can the brain get “smarter and better balanced,” but this process lasts a lifetime. And to put the new findings into greater relevance, the smarter you get, the happier you get.
Since I was a child with a severe case of what is known as attention-deficit disorder, I have been extremely interested in the new explosion in new cases and the sudden interest in new trends in diagnoses. The number of children categorized under this label are above 17 million cases, appearing to be one of the greatest mental health epidemic of our times.