The UC Davis MIND Institute’s Julie Schweitzer, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and an ADHD expert, shares common symptoms and the latest research being done at the MIND Institute: It’s important to consider both the person’s age and the setting. Symptoms must be present across settings and cause severe disruption: both at school and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Ralph Ryback, MD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is typically thought of as a childhood illness. When you use a search engine to look up signs and symptoms of the disorder (for instance, shortened attention span, impulsivity, excessive speech and restlessness) or treatments (such as behavioral therapy and medications), many of the websites […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Dr. Rene Hernandez-Cardenach, PSY.D., M.S. ED. Given our busy lives comprised of many daily demands, it is not surprising to hear people uttering, “I am sorry; I got distracted and forgot my appointment.” However, such daily occurrences do not necessarily mean that you have an attention problem – such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, otherwise […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Melissa Healy What with all the swiping, scrolling, snap-chatting, surfing and streaming that consume the adolescent mind, an American parent might well watch his or her teen and wonder whether any sustained thought is even possible. New research supports that worry, suggesting that teens who spend more time toggling among a growing number of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By John M. Grohol, Psy. D. It is erroneous to think that a disorder such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) looks the same in everyone. While symptoms fit within a certain cluster or grouping, those symptom patterns may look very different between different people. For women with ADHD or ADD, symptoms of this disorder often look very […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
by WebMD Have you been asking yourself if you have ADHD? How is ADHD affecting your DAILY life? Are you ready to manage your ADHD? Take the following: Adult ADHD Assessment Answer a few questions, and you’ll get: Personalized results about how well you’re living with ADHD Information about managing your ADHD with medication Skills […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How Is ADHD Affecting Your Daily Life?
Minimize symptoms of adult ADHD with lifestyle changes and professional help. Article by: By RealAge Work, money, relationships, emotional well-being, and health — ADHD in adults can affect many areas of your life. And when you’ve been living with adult ADHD for a long time, it’s easy to get used to the chaos it causes. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Living with Adult ADHD