Started by Olga in Adult ADHD Sep 25.
Started by Teri Reiter in General Sep 12.
Thanksgiving can be particularly challenging for those of us with ADD ADHD (but then, so can any day).
Adjust as fits if you are the host/hostess or if you are a guest. Check all that apply
1. Didn't burn the turkey nor serve…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on November 27, 2014 at 6:33am
As much as I try I have found that being on the same wavelength with certain people is next to impossible for me.
At work there are people with whom I need to keep thinking on my toes while interacting with. These are usually the left brain, analytical types.
Any hint of illogicality in the conversation and you are not able to strike a chord with these folks.
One technique that I have found to be helpful, which I actually used in desperation, was to make…Continue
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