Inside the Adult ADHD Brain: Brain scans differentiate adults who have recovered from childhood ADHD and those whose difficulties linger. Anne Trafton | MIT News Office June 10, 2014 About 11 percent of school-age children in the United States have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). While many of these children eventually “outgrow” the disorder, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you missed it, ABC News aired a Special Report last Friday about Adult ADHD. The program follows two undiagnosed ADHD adults who discuss the challenges, disappointments and lost dreams they endured before being finally being diagnosed. Both adults were well into their adult lives (42 and 50 years old) before being diagnosed. This is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Adult ADHD: Fantastic Story on Rock Center with Brian Williams
“How to Pick and ADHD Therapist Who’s Right for You” By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Associate Editor, Psych Central.com Medication is highly effective for treating ADHD. But it can’t teach you skills for living successfully with the disorder. And it can’t help you overcome common co-occurring concerns such as low self-esteem. That’s where psychotherapy comes in. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on How to Pick and ADHD Therapist…
Long-considered a childhood problem, the condition increasingly is being diagnosed in adults. If untreated, it can lead to trouble with jobs and relationships.
Many patients of psychiatrist John Sharp, MD, don’t realize that their inattentive and impulsive behaviors could be caused by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder until their children are diagnosed with the condition.
“Parents look at these symptoms [and realize] they are causing problems in their own lives,” said Dr. Sharp, a psychiatry professor at Harvard Medical School who treats patients in Boston and Los Angeles.
When those parents come to see him, they often say, “I think I have ADHD.”Continue Reading... Comments Off on Challenges of Adult ADHD
by Lynn Schnurnberger, September 26, 2010 Tara Kennedy-Kline’s husband, Chris, loved her free spirit when they were high school sweethearts. But nearly 20 years later, he found her behavior alarming. The mother of two from Shoemakersville, Pa., was still careening from career to career and disappearing for hours without bothering to call. She took out […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I came across this interesting article titled: “Skepticism suddenly disappears when list of symptoms hits home”. The author makes some interesting points worth honest consideration so I thought I’d pass it along to my readers. Skepticism suddenly disappears when list of symptoms hits home I was thumbing through an old issue of Newsweek waiting for my […]Continue Reading... No Comments.