Self-stimulation or “stimming” refers to self-soothing, mostly unconscious repetitive sounds or movements. Almost everyone stims: think hair twirling or nail-biting. For folks with conditions such as autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), stimming may be harder to control, however. Stimming behavior can look very much like tics. Tics are also repetitive movements, but unlike stims, they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
While anger isn’t “officially” listed as a symptom, ADHD symptoms can trigger anger in many people. About 70% of adults with ADHD report feeling more impatient and quick to anger than those without ADHD. This article covers the link between ADHD and anger, ADHD anger triggers, how to manage anger as a person with ADHD, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Impulsivity numbers among the core symptom domains of ADHD, though it takes up only four of the 18 symptoms in the diagnostic criteria: Talks excessively in social situations Has difficulty waiting their turn Blurts out answers before questions are completely asked, completes others’ sentences, jumps the gun Interrupts or intrudes on others (butts into conversations or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’ve all made financial decisions we’ve come to regret. Now, let’s add another wrinkle to this scenario. What if you knew these purchases were impulsive but you made them anyway? What if you knew bills were piling up but you weren’t able to bring yourself to look at them, let alone pay them? What if […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
WebMD Sometimes it can feel like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) hijacks your conversations. Maybe you interrupt people without thinking about it. Or you don’t pay close attention and miss important details, like where you’re supposed to meet friends. This is because people with ADHD often have issues with executive function. That’s kind of like […]Continue Reading... No Comments.