Dr. Edward Hallowell, MD

Bio

Edward Hallowell, M.D., Ed.D. (Hon., 2005), child and adult psychiatrist and renowned Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) expert, is a graduate of Harvard University and Tulane Medical School. He was a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty for 11 years and retired in 2004 to devote his full professional attention to his clinical practice, lectures and writing. In 1996, Dr. Hallowell founded The Hallowell Centers, located in Sudbury, MA and New York City.  Dr. Hallowell is a New York Times bestselling author and has authored 18 books. He is a highly recognized speaker around the world. His books and lectures focus on various psychological, family and social topics and offer groundbreaking advice on ADHD, raising happy children, marriage and staying connected in this crazybusy world. He has been featured on Dr. Oz, Oprah, 20/20, Good Morning America and interviewed for The New York Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, and many other popular publications.

Specialties:

  • psychiatry

Affiliation:

  • Hallowell Center of NY and Boston

Location:

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    THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Transplant surgeons often feel emotionally drained and overextended, which are red flags for burnout, a new study suggests.

    Nearly half of the transplant surgeons in the study reported having a low sense of personal accomplishment and four out o...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Difficulties in civilian life, rather than war experiences, are a source of drinking problems among U.S. National Guard soldiers back at home, a new study suggests.

    Setbacks such as job loss, divorce and financial problems -- all common for retu...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For patients with asthma, just believing an odor is potentially harmful is enough to trigger airway inflammation for at least 24 hours, a new study indicates.

    "It's not just what you smell, but also what you think you smell," study author Crist...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Clues to whether a person is at risk for suicide could lie in a simple blood test, a new study suggests.

    Chemical changes to a gene involved in the brain's response to stress hormones may help spur suicidal thoughts a...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treating certain adult autism patients with just a single dose of the hormone oxytocin quickly improved their ability to judge facial expressions and emotions, Japanese researchers report.

    Known as the "love hormone," oxytocin has been shown to p...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.

    A study involving hundreds of older women foun...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. servicemen are more likely to have been exposed to some form of childhood trauma than their civilian counterparts, a large, new survey suggests.

    The finding seems to apply solely to military men, not women.

    The research team sugges...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, July 18 (HealthDay News) -- As war raged in Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. soldiers almost doubled their use of mental health services -- and they felt more comfortable seeking such treatment, according to new research.

    Even so, about two-thirds of soldiers ...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- British researchers say they've identified several psychological factors that can contribute to short-term paranoia in some people who use marijuana.

    The paranoia is caused by the main active ingredient in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may increase a person's risk for suicide, but high cigarette taxes and smoking restrictions in public places lower that risk, a new study suggests.

    Previous research has found that smokers are more likely to take their own lives than no...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although the exact reason why Alzheimer's disease develops still remains elusive, scientists report that they've found a new protein that may play an important role in the devastating memory illness.

    What they don't yet know is whether or not t...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, July 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Health behaviors and challenges often vary depending on a person's sexual orientation, a new U.S. report finds.

    But, those changes do not seem to follow a set pattern -- some are healthy, some aren't. For example, the federal researchers found t...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Stress can slow a woman's metabolism and lead to weight gain, new research suggests.

    The study included 58 women, average age 53, who were asked about their stress levels the previous day and then given a meal than included 930 calories and 60 gra...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In people with sex addiction, pornography affects the brain in ways that are similar to that seen in drug addicts as they consume drugs, a new study finds.

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    THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Some people would rather do anything -- even hurt themselves -- than spend quiet time with their own thoughts, a new study finds.

    Researchers conducted a series of experiments with volunteers aged 18 to 77 and found that they generally did not l...Full Article