Tampa, FL, May 03, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- DIG Coaching Practice presents Attention Talk Radio with host Jeff Copper, attention coach, in an interview with Dr. Roberto Olivardia, an instructor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, on the topic of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), weight gain, and eating disorders. Dr. Olivardia reviews the research explaining why those with ADHD are more prone to have weight issues and eating disorders, such as bulimia nervosa and binge eating. In their discussion, Jeff and Dr. Olivardia also talk about the many ADHD traits and symptoms, like sleep deprivation, impulsivity, and distractibility, that make it more challenging for those with ADHD to manage their weight.
Dr. Olivardia is a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. He also has a private practice in Arlington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in treating adults and adolescents with ADHD and other disorders including eating, body dysmorphia (BDD), and obsession-compulsion (OCD). Dr. Olivardia also conducts a support group for men and women with BDD at the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, He is a co-author of The Adonis Complex: How to Identify, Treat and Prevent Body Obsession in Men and Boys, which details body image problems in men. He has taught courses at UMass Boston and Boston College and has consulted on a number of projects dealing with male body image issues. He is a frequent speaker at conferences throughout the United States and provides a wealth of knowledge of the subject.
The program will be aired on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at 8 pm ET, on Attention Talk Radio, a live, interactive, Internet talk-radio show hosted each week by attention coach Jeff Copper. The show focuses on insight and insightful thinking, preparing the mind to solve problems through insight or the sudden comprehension after viewing something in a different light. The show is hosted on a free, web-based platform that allows anyone with a phone or a computer to listen to, participate in, or interact with the show.
The public is encouraged to participate by calling 646-652-4409 to listen or ask questions. The show schedule, stream, and archives are available at www.attentiontalkradio.com immediately following the show. Listeners can also subscribe to the archives via the RSS feed located on the host page or on iTunes.