William Dodson, M.D.
Willliam W. Dodson, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist who has specialized in adults with ADHD for the last 22 years. A former faculty member at Georgetown University and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Dodson is a Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of ADDitude’s Medical Advisory Board.
ADHD Sleep Problems: Causes and Tips to Rest Better Tonight!
Sleep disorders often disrupt attention deficit treatment in children and adults. Expert ADHD sleep advice... more »
Is It Bipolar Disorder or ADHD?
Symptoms of ADHD and bipolar disorder are often confused—and often coexist in the same person... more »
Your Medication Questions, Answered
When it comes to treating attention deficit, good information may be the best medicine. An... Well informed, correctly medicated »
ADHD and the Interest-Based Nervous System
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Intuniv: ADHD Medication FAQ
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ADHD Sex Drive: Do Medications Help or Hurt?
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Vaccines, ADD/ADHD, and Autism
"I have heard many concerns about the risks of vaccinations and immunizations for children and... Vaccines and risks for children»
ADHD Medications: Are There Any Long-Term Side Effects, Risks?
Taking attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) medications and concerned about the long-term side effects for... ADHD medications long-term risks»
ADHD Medications and Headaches
“I’ve tried Vyvanse, Concerta, and Focalin for my adult ADD/ADHD, but all of these ADD/ADHD... ADHD medications and headaches»
Outgrowing ADD/ADHD Medications?
"My ADD/ADHD son’s medication doesn’t seem to be working as well," one parent of an... more »
Quillivant XR: A New Med for ADHD
"I just heard about Quillivant XR, a liquid version of methylphenidate that will be hitting... If pills are hard to swallow »
I’ve Got a Few Things to Say to ADHD Doubters
A specialist in attention deficit takes on — and corrects — the "facts" about ADHD... more »