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Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Irvine, California
Dr. Robert Myers (Dr. Bob) is Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Dr Myers is a clinical psychologist with 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents, families and parents. He has specialized in... Full Bio
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New Study: Kids with ADHD have Different Brain Development by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD There is some new, fascinating cutting edgeresearchthat says that kids with ADHD have different brain patterns than those without. Pictures have been taken of the human br ... Read on »
Do Food Additives Make Hyperactivity Worse in Kids with ADHD? (Maybe it’s a Food Allergy…) by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Many parents ask me about the effects of diet and food additives on kids with ADHD, so I wanted to weigh in on this topic. In a well-known UK study last year, the effec ... Read on »
Early Intervention Helps Children with ADHD by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The earlier you can diagnose ADHD, the better. Kids often struggle in school and in the community due to a lack of help and from a misunderstanding of their condition. Thi ... Read on »
Dr. Bob on ADHD: To Medicate or Not to Medicate? by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I fully understand the concerns of parents regarding medication for ADHD. My wife and I struggled with this when my son was 5. He had a great response to stimulant medicat ... Read on »
Fixing Up ‘This Old House’ May Increase Exposure To Lead In Young by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Science Daily (May 3, 2008)— Ripping out and tearing down to create a divinely designed home, a la HGTV, is all the rage today — and the economic downturn may be leading m ... Read on »
Additional Research Adds to Evidence Lead Exposure is Linked to ADHD by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD A recentAssociated Press articlereports that a study conducted at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center estimated that lead levels of more than 1.3 micrograms per ... Read on »
ADHD and Girls by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD When someone hears the term ADHD the first thing that usually comes to mind is the boy they saw running all over the place or a boy having a major meltdown at the mall muc ... Read on »
ADHD Kids May Need Help in Recognizing Emotions in Others by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Have you ever been in a situation in public where your ADHD child continues to annoy others (or you) with their inappropriate behavior, even though you’ve given them every ... Read on »
Great Read for Parents of Teens & Kids with ADHD by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD InADHD & Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table, Parents of teens with ADHD will not only be informed but encouraged by this book written by Blake Tay ... Read on »
ADHD Kids Can Have a Great Summer With a Little Planning Ahead. by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Summer is that time every kid looks forward to. It is the “light at end of the tunnel” of a long school year. It is a time to “let loose” and have a great time. For ... Read on »
Simple "brain exercise" sessions can improve ADHD symptoms in kids by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Children with ADHD experience one or more neuropsychological impairment of functions such as concentration, memory, impulse control, processing speed or ability to follow ... Read on »
ADHD: A Treatment with No Side Effects? New Study Says Behavioral Therapy is as Effective as... by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD I have long believed that behavioral therapy is the key to helping kids with ADHD. In fact, a new study on ADHD said that comprehensive behavioral therapy works as well as ... Read on »
Help for Kids with ADHD: Meditation, Deep Breathing and Positive Imagery by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy 6 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Recently, meditation has been featured inNewsweekas a way to help kids to calm down and focus. For years it was thought that each of us was born with a generous supply ... Read on »
ADHD and Young Children: Unlocking the Secrets to Good Behavior by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD For the parents of a child with ADHD, simple, everyday tasks turn into battles—from getting the child out the door in the morning to getting him to bed at night. My son wa ... Read on »
The earlier you can diagnose ADH... by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD The earlier you can diagnose ADHD, the better. Kids often struggle in school and in the community due to a lack of help and from a misunderstanding of their condition. T ... Read on »
Science Daily (May 3, 2008) — Ri... by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD Science Daily (May 3, 2008) — Ripping out and tearing down to create a divinely designed home, a la HGTV, is all the rage today — and the economic downturn may be l ... Read on »
A recent Associated Press articl... by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD A recent Associated Press article reports that a study conducted at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center estimated that lead levels of more than 1.3 micro ... Read on »
In ADHD & Me: What I Learned fro... by Dr. Bob M. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in ADD & ADHD In ADHD & Me: What I Learned from Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table , Parents of teens with ADHD will not only be informed but encouraged by this book written ... Read on »