Started by Olga in Adult ADHD Sep 25.
Started by Teri Reiter in General Sep 12.
From the NYT sensational article on ADD ADHD
This is the thing that startled me:
Psychostimulants like Adderall and Ritalin help by blocking the transport of dopamine back into neurons, thus increasing its level in the brain.
I'd understood that the…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on November 18, 2014 at 3:04pm
From the sensational new New York Times article:
I promised to reveal "the natural fix for ADHD."
So, here it comes.
Adults should find a job that is suitable…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on November 14, 2014 at 11:54am
Yes, ADD ADHD exists
Dr. Friedman's article contains a mixture of scientific tidbits which support the existence of ADD ADHD and the dismissal of its significance.
His patient the lateuses Adderal to help her focus but can deletefocus for hours on painting, which she loves. Yes, we can focus when it's of personal interest, novel, challenging, or has…Continue
More ADD ADHD Controversy
I'm slogging through the November 2 New York Times article, "A Natural Fix for ADHD". It's not as nasty as the recent series of articles they ran; it's more subtle. I'm having to take it in small chunks and trying to grasp it as I go. Oh my.
The author, "Richard A. Friedman, MD is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on November 4, 2014 at 5:44pm
One of my favorite mottoes is, "If I can't see it, it doesn't exist."
My wife's favorite motto is, "I cannot stand clutter!"
Can you see where this is heading?
Of course I have other mottos, "Do it now, do it right, do the hard part first."…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on November 1, 2014 at 10:04am
Too Many ADD ADHD Cards
My wife says I have too many cards in my pocket. She's often right, and I do sometimes have trouble finding where I wrote down something.
Red card – the to do list of five.
Orange card – for to-dos that aren't ready to go on the red card, or there's not room for…Continue