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.
In people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), being impulsive is often one of the more challenging symptoms. “[I]mpulsivity is one of the core symptoms of ADHD,” according to Terry Matlen, ACSW, a psychotherapist and author of Survival Tips for Women with AD/HD. It’s also “one of the more challenging aspects to treat and manage,” […]Continue Reading... No Comments.